I have continued to be reminded of the impact we can have on others through the smallest of kind acts! And big ones too, like our Dimboola experience! I know how good it feels to be on the receiving end of a smile, offer of help, an encouraging word, a compliment or a kind act, no matter how big or small! And how good it feels to offer this to others too! This is the energy I want to be around and also the energy I want to share with others!
My wise inner guide and I (my truly wise guide and my truly human self, together) have been focusing on more KINDNESS, POSITIVITY and being aware of being more compassionate toward both others.
As I mentioned last blog sometimes, sadly others are not in a position to be kind or positive. While it is important to be compassionate and understanding toward them it may also be necessary to place a compassionate boundary in place to protect both you and them from harmful, negative energy.
This quote from Maya Angelou reminds me we that we are all doing the best with what we know at the time, but does not let us off the hook in taking responsibility for a future better best. She says 'Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.'
So, sometimes strong kindness and compassion are needed. Sometimes, when someone is being hurtful, negative or unkind the kindest thing we can do is to put a boundary in place. This can be an act of kindness for both them and yourself.
I am getting better at checking in with my wise self internal guide for what to do around setting kind boundaries to protect myself and others from negativity and harm.
I mentioned one way to do this boundary setting last blog -
So some things I find useful to do when I have been in negative situations include setting a kind boundary in place, like above, removing myself and creating positive energy by......
With love, appreciation and very best well wishes to us all