Tag Archives: Caring

The difficult art of self-compassion

“We need to re-learn the value of calculated moments of self-compassion; we need to appreciate the role of self-care in a good, ambitious and fruitful life.” ~Maria Popova

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Seeing life

“Helping, fixing, and serving represent three different ways of seeing life. When you help, you see life as weak. when you fix, you see life as broken. When you serve, you see life as whole. Fixing and helping may be … Continue reading

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Security

“Tomorrow will have an island. Before night I always find it. Then on to the next island. These places hidden in the day separate and come forward if you beckon. But you have to know they are there before they … Continue reading

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So simple

“It’s all really very simple. You don’t have to choose between being kind to yourself and others. It’s one and the same.” ~ Piero Ferrucci, Italian Philosopher and Psychotherapist

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Zero Circle

“Be helpless, dumbfounded, Unable to say yes or no. Then a stretcher will come from grace To gather us up. We are too dull-eyed to see that beauty If we say we can, we’re lying. If we say No, we … Continue reading

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Which person in our lives means the most to us

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our … Continue reading

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Love

“Love is not what you want, it is what you are. It is very important to not get these two confused. If you think that love is what you want, you will go searching for it all over the place. … Continue reading

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I don’t care

“I DON’T CARE!” Harry yelled at them, snatching up a lunascope and throwing it into the fireplace. “I’VE HAD ENOUGH, I’VE SEEN ENOUGH, I WANT OUT, I WANT IT TO END, I DON’T CARE ANYMORE!” “You do care,” said Dumbledore. … Continue reading

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Uncaring ways

“Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the small uncaring ways.” ~ Stephen Vincent Benet

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Potential

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~ Leo Buscaglia

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