You’re Fine

Perfect. That helps. New resolve! I’m reblogging.

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Last year I wrote about Being Kind – To That Special Someone.

Meaning YOU.

I think in this difficult time – and in good times too, all time, really – we need to be a lot nicer to ourselves.

Use the good china. Buy yourself flowers. Take a walk and look at the trees instead of your phone.

And please, please, please –

Don’t be so hard on yourself.

I don’t understand where all the self-criticism comes from.

Why, I like myself more than I like just about everyone else. And although I can readily admit my mistakes… (well, maybe not ‘readily’, but ‘eventually’)… I am also extremely forgiving of my mistakes and shortcomings.

After all, I have to be with myself one hundred percent of the time. It’s so much easier if we don’t fight.

I see and hear people fighting with themselves all the time. Self-criticism. Discouragement. You need to get over your disappointment in just how much you let yourself down. Forgive yourself a little. I forgive myself for so much I am constantly surprised by my generosity.

“Don’t worry, you’re fine,” I reassure myself.

“Oh…

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About Nan Mykel

At 79, I was just about to stop keeping a journal, but that felt like accepting that growth was finished. I don't want to be finished, yet! I'm 80 now, and struggling to communicate with you, if you'll come and set awhile. P.S. My how time flies! I'm 82 now.
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