When you give too much,and don’t leave space to receive, you’re not being loving to the one person who should matter the most to you- YOURSELF!
I know a Woman, who is just like you.
When you realize that any outward work is useless, unless it also leads to inner work. And outward kindness and compassion starts with first being that way towards yourself.
The opportunity to write for a popular online community of mothers, made me think of the things I do that help me practise Self-Love. I came up with a list. But I’m gonna explain each point with the help of THE TOP THING I surround myself with to feel good – MUSIC. If you get nothing else from this piece, you will, at the very least, have listened to a cool and unique song by the end of it.
I actually have time to listen to my own mind. Things I push back most days “coz I’m busy”. It’s been overwhelming as I understand those things are becoming priority for me, as I’m able to focus on things that are more important in life. Because the outside noise is gone, I have time to just BE.
It was like any other day. I was probably anxious about the day’s tasks ahead of me as it is. And then, something seemingly minor happened, but it just sapped a lot of energy out of me. And then I learnt how not to give a fig about it.