He is famously quoted saying, "The best thing we can do for eachother is work on ourselves."
It's too easy to let outside forces like media, politics, and other's opinions control our mind and mood.
In scientific terms, we shift from the predominant use of our sympathetic nervous system to our parasympathetic nervous system.
When we shift from reactive to receptive we become much more effective at creating the lasting change we desire in our lives. Our expression becomes more authentic, intentional, and effortless.
And that feels pretty dang good.
All of our energy, whether calm or frazzled, has an impact on our well-being as well as our loved ones. We are able to show up more while in our relationships, with a little more compassion, patience, and curiosity.
As Ram Dass so beautifully pointed out, by nurturing ourselves first, we indirectly begin taking care of others in the most important of ways.
♡ Feeling connected to our sense of purpose
♡ Being less reactive and more receptive
♡ Improved sleep
♡ Overall better health
♡ Incease of self-esteem
Here is a quick & simple exercise:
Thank you for reading, from my heart to yours.