This is my first post for #1000Speak, though I’ve been meaning to post for a while and have been avidly following the blog movement. What is #1000Speak? Find out on the Official Blog.
The topic this month is Compassion. I’ve decided to address something I’ve been struggling with a lot lately: Compassion for Myself.
What does is mean to have compassion for yourself? For me, it means self care. It means sometimes saying NO to others in order to say YES to me.
This sounds easy, doesn’t it? For some, it’s simple. But for those of you, like me, who have let your empathy run amok, it’s very difficult to put our needs ahead of others.
When it comes to other people, I’m a very forgiving, compassionate person. I will go out of my way to help someone else and my heart breaks at the thought of someone being…
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