Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible – Virginia Satir

Before you continue reading this blog please read the above quote again, and ask yourself, if you do all of the above, for yourself. Do you appreciate the wonderful conundrum of paradoxes that you are? Do you tolerate the many slip-up’s you make, knowingly or unknowingly? Is your communication with yourself completely open, and without blame? Are the rules that you live by, flexible and welcoming of spontaneity? If you have answered, ‘yes’, would you please be very aware of your reactions this week, and then answer these questions again seven days later? If you answer ‘yes’ again, then go out and celebrate, for you have truly learnt how to nurture yourself at all times.

But, if even one of these questions has ‘no’ as its answer, or a very hesitant ‘maybe’, then let us, together, understand why. Continue reading “Nurturing Self”