How are you? How are you REALLY doing? Let's face it, the pandemic is affecting all of us - to different degrees for sure, but all our lives have changed to some extent. And my gentle advice is this: be less judgemental and show yourself and others some compassion during this crisis.
Experiencing connection is a human need and friendship is one way to feel connected. But it seems that as adults we are not that great at forming and maintaining friendships. Read my thoughts on the matter on Tiny Buddha.
Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? Those are great guidelines on the things we should probably keep to ourselves and not say out loud. But what about the pain we cause by NOT saying anything? Read on to see what I mean.
Anyone who knows me, knows I am a huge fan of self-development. I truly believe that we never stop learning. But I realize also that the love for self-development and personal growth might turn into the belief that something is wrong with us. In my article that is now available on Elephant Journal, I write about how my (subconscious) belief that I was broken affected me in various ways.