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Monday Motivation - Embracing Self-Compassion

Happy Monday, IABX community!

Welcome to another edition of IABX Monday Motivation! Today, we're diving into the profound wisdom of Jack Kornfield with a quote that reminds us of the importance of self-compassion.

"If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete." – Jack Kornfield

In our fast-paced lives, it's easy to get caught up in caring for others while neglecting ourselves. We often extend kindness and understanding to friends, family, and even strangers, yet forget to show the same level of compassion to ourselves.

But here's the truth: self-compassion isn't selfish; it's essential for our well-being. Just as we offer empathy and support to others in times of need, we must learn to treat ourselves with the same level of kindness and understanding.

Self-compassion means embracing our imperfections, forgiving ourselves for our mistakes, and recognizing our own worthiness. It's about nurturing our mental, emotional, and physical health and prioritizing our own needs alongside the needs of others.

So, as you embark on this new week, remember to practice self-compassion. Take a moment to acknowledge your strengths and accomplishments, and be gentle with yourself during times of struggle. Treat yourself with the same level of care and respect that you would offer to a beloved friend.

By cultivating self-compassion, we not only enrich our own lives but also become better equipped to show genuine compassion to those around us.

Wishing you a week filled with kindness, understanding, and self-love!

Have a great week.



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