Often, we are sabotaging ourselves by being in our own way without even knowing we are doing so.
During those times when our lives are filled with what seems to be constant change and growth, it is important to remember that we need to be gentle with ourselves. Since it can be easy to use our energy to keep up with the momentum of our lives, we may not be aware of the fact that we are much more likely to run ourselves down. When things seem to be moving quickly, we must make a point to slow down and be gentle with ourselves.
It might be difficult to notice what is happening to us, for we may be so caught up in the whirlwind of our daily lives that we lose sight of the direction in which things are heading. Being gentle with ourselves doesn’t mean that we don’t accomplish things. Instead, it means that we honor ourselves on an ongoing basis and take care of our bodies’ needs.
This means different things to different people. For instance, it could mean having a session with a healer; taking a remedy, herbs, or vitamins; or getting extra sleep. Putting our energy into ourselves in this way helps create space for a more positive, loving, and accepting view of our lives. By setting the intention to do so, we will be more conscious of our energy levels daily and replenish them as needed.
The more we can treat our bodies with gentleness, the more tenderness and compassion we will call into our lives. Learning to understand and pay attention to our self needs will allow us to fill our lives with unlimited loving and healing energy and truly take care of the things that mean the most to us.