How the pressure to have a perfect New Year’s day helped me identify that my sense of isolation is of my own making.
Discovering and Living My, Not Other’s, Truth
It is only when I am fully me and explore and exercise my passions and truth that I can do whatever it is that I am meant to do with this life.
Accepting All The Parts of Me
I love to hike with my dog off leash, but I hate when I’ve bothered people. Sometimes these values clash. I don’t always react to the annoyed people in the way I wish I would.
Accepting My Struggle With Abundance
Feeling deserving of my abundance, especially where money is concerned, and accepting my decisions around spending it may be my greatest struggle. Perhaps accepting the struggle is what self-compassion looks like – knowing that I will never get it right, but loving myself anyway.
Letting Go. Then Letting Go Again. And Again.
How No Saint Jennifer learned that letting go is not a magical place of ease, but requires acceptance of her persistent nature, acknowledging her thoughts, then letting them go, again and again.
The Shame of Anger: Learning Self-Compassion at the Wrong End of a Baseball Bat
An angry confrontation with a halloween prankster with a bat led No Saint Jennifer to new lessons in anger management and self-compassion.