Tag: mirror

Other people’s words

It was one of those grey days at the end of March when the winter seems to have gone on far too long. I was walking around the Park, taking a break from sitting in front of my computer and hoping to find some cheerfulness in the day. I passed a grandmother with two or Read More …

Cool observation and warm compassion

Reflection is a reverse image of something in a mirror. Self-reflection is a gentle investigation into the inner self so that we can understand ourselves and make changes if necessary. This is not self-criticism or self-justification. It is looking at ourselves with the cool eye of observation and a warm compassionate heart. I like this Read More …

i am finally learning the art of self compassion

‘Be kind to yourself! Instead of chastising yourself every time you are less than perfect, it is time to take a more balanced view. There will always be things we could have done better; we are human and therefore imperfect by nature. But alongside these you should acknowledge what you did well and give yourself Read More …