Self-compassion is a priceless gift you give to yourself and everyone around you. Being good to yourself is not a trend or a luxury or selfish indulgence; it’s a necessary ingredient to lasting joy, inner peace, and a deep fondness for one’s own life.
The subject of worthiness goes to our core. We constantly feed ourselves the lines, “I’ll be worthy if… I’ll be worthy when…” This is the truth: You are worthy now. You are enough, and I am enough, and this poem is dedicated to the truth of who we are at our core.
In every ego-driven attempt to judge–someone else for their apparent shortcomings, the situation for what it’s lacking, or yourself for what you’re lacking–the world becomes gloomy. Instead of darkening the day by pointing a finger, let’s try to judge less and love more. We’ll be happier as a result of this shift of perception.
Happiness may mean something different to everyone, but I believe happiness is at the core of who we are. I also believe that you’ll find something in this list that you can begin practicing today to increase your happiness every day. There are so many ways to be happy…
Loving yourself can be a challenging feat. It’s also rewarding, satisfying, enduring, and leads to love elsewhere. When you open up to the love you can hold for yourself, life becomes easier and happier. Here are some (awesome) reasons why you should love and respect yourself, because no one can love you like you can.
Feeling guilty is a sign that love is needed. Only through love can the condition of guilt be cured. Let this poem serve as a healing reminder that letting go of guilt is a choice to value peace, and the joy of being alive, above all else.
Being yourself means living the life that is most real in your heart and most true for you; you can do that with respect for the truth of others. These quotes about being yourself highlight the beauty of the individual path we each take, though it’s best to go hand in hand.
Love never dies. It cannot be lost, stolen, or destroyed—but it can be forgotten. This is not only a love poem, but an ode to the one law of the universe, one that reminds us that we’re all one in the eyes of love.
Let me first say that to understand the yoga lessons I’ve learned, you don’t need to practice yoga. You just need to practice life.