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  • Writer's picturegaurimaini

It is never as bad as you think!!!

What is upsetting you now, in this moment, may not at all matter when you look back at this moment in a year, or two.

And, yes, I am trying to distract myself from writing this essay on compassion. Just standing back a bit and wondering what could possibly come out of immersing myself in so much literature!!

So here is what I do know; We can look at what happens in different ways.

Perspective is important. Always!

Being compassionate to ourselves can help us hold lightly what may seem difficult, even intolerable.

There lies freedom.

I guess I may be a bit biased...I have been inspired by Viktor Frankl for a long long time. If you haven't read this book, do! Man's Search for Meaning “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.”

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