The final piece in the Practical Spirituality toolkit is Compassionate Self Evaluation and Self Care. It may well be the most important piece of this puzzle. The truth is that very often, the BIGGEST WORK happens AFTER we’ve behaved in alignment with our old, self-protective, less than healthy values. When we mess up, get it wrong, step in our own crap, bleed all over our loved ones, and otherwise fall on our faces, we get a beautiful opportunity to practice our new positive values on the most important human in our hula hoop – our Self. [Read more…] about Practical Spirituality: Compassionate Self Evaluation and Self Care
Practicing from our new positive value system is pretty easy – As long as we feel good. Right?
I know for me, acting with compassion comes automatically when I’ve had my cup of coffee, am warm, well-fed and well-rested.
And that’s great! All of our positive, value-based behaviors count! We can celebrate our Selves every single time we take a step forward that feels congruent with who we think we are and who we want to be. [Read more…] about Practical Spirituality: Practicing Value-Based Behavior