Archives for compassion

Learning How to Forgive

So much of our negative thinking is directed at other people and ourselves. Usually in the form of anger if it’s someone else, or guilt (which is just anger turned inwards) if it’s us.

We spend endless hours torturing ourselves over something we’ve done or what someone else did – playing it out over and over, digging the dagger deeper and deeper into our heart. It’s so painful to do this and yet we seem unable to help ourselves.

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How to Deal With Difficult People

Almost 30 years ago, for about an eight-month period of time, I lived in a subtropical rainforest in Australia. 

A friend of my boyfriend’s had property outside of Murwillumbah, New South Wales, and he and his family were going to travel around Australia for a year, so they offered it to us while they were gone. 

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