Being gentle with yourself is an awareness that we’re our own worst critics, own worst taskmasters, and sometimes ... own worst enemies. Not only that, but well-intended self-help can actually INCREASE the pressure instead of helping. We look at how to balance pressure with ease as we learn more the precise balance between tension and flow.
How often do you make bargains with yourself? As in: *I’ll give myself time off AFTER I work myself to the bone.* Or, *I’ll make this growth-making purchase AFTER I learn how to make the money to buy it.* Point is, we often make bargains with ourselves that are pretty odd. Today we peek inside our Flow to see what our current *inner agreements* really are.
Remember the frustration of learning a new computer program? Whenever we go back to student-mode, many of us offer up massive resistance — not because we don’t want to learn, but because we just want to have learned it already. Today we explore the Beginner Mind, patience, and how to let new things develop in Flow in your life.