This leaves the last step: self-compassion. Taking ownership of your mistakes, intending not to repeat them, but treating yourself with the same kindness you would show to a friend who shared with you.
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Exercise with achievable goals is a great place to start for those of us, especially that feel a little behind on the achievement platform. Knowing I can comfortably run 5 km has had a far greater effect on my emotional health than I ever imagined. I feel a winner!
I felt the icy water bled into every inch of my scalp, excruciatingly covering the entire circumference of my head. It followed with an agonizing trickle down the back of my neck, along my spine, jarring my body into a frozen spasm. Time stood still. I wondered how I had found myself at the hands of such a torturous act, a deliberate infliction of intense suffering.
My sleep troubles began in my early thirties. In my 40s, I realised the severity of my sleep disorder. I found myself crying at unexpected times, until finally, I hit rock bottom and had to make a change. Here is what I learnt.
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