How can I be self compassionate

Self Compassion The word compassion is one that everyone has heard of, the dictionary definition is to show sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others. The reason we show compassion is to alleviate the suffering of someone, showing consideration because their distress, pain or upset matters to us. Consciously this is only an exercise we perform on others, never to ourselves, so self compassion is practically unheard of. If you work in the emergency services, one of the first and most important rules is to ensure your own well......

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steer clear of negative influences

Steer clear of negative influences We’re conditioned to never expect things will work out the way you want them to. Invariably great things don’t happen all that often in everyday life. It’s because you get let down that we have lower expectations, it softens the blow the next time things don’t go as we expect them to. By no means does that mean that we can’t think positive or are wrong to think the way that we do. Thinking positive is made easier however, if we steer clear of negative influences. Positivity......

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positive steps in life
May 01, 2017

Positive steps in life

Positive steps in life Welcome to Pursuing Positivity, my name is Mike. I always have people remark on my unique perspective on things. My general take on things, my attitude, my general persona and how I take the positive steps in life. For me this is good feedback, positive feedback and honestly initially it surprised me. How and why do I see the world the way I do? How come I don’t give up hope when faced with adversity and challenge? For a long time now I’ve been uncertain of the answer......

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