Kindness

Kindness

by Naomi Shihab Nye (written after she took a journey to Mexico) Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things. feel the future dissolve in a moment What you held in your hand. what you counted and carefully saved all this must go so you know how...
Backdraft

Backdraft

When we start practicing more self kindness and self compassion, we may be surprised to experience an increase in uncomfortable sensations and emotions.  This is normal. It can help to understand this by thinking about the metaphor of Backdraft that is offered to us...