I burned out without realising it

I felt a pang of disappointment reading my last post - "My Kindness Project... I am on a mission". Clearly I didn't live up to my mission. That was my first reaction. But also, that is the reaction that I have conditioned into myself. These are the unhelpful thought patterns that have turned into habits …

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“What does it mean to be kind to yourself?”

My psychologist asked me. Logically I know what it means. But I find it really hard to believe and practise. Two sessions ago, she asked me in response to a story, "What would you say if it was your best friend?" As I started to reply, tears began welling in my eyes. An instinctual response …

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