Difficult emotions can keep us from doing our best work. RAIN is a tool that helps us touch the tender places with mindfulness and compassion.
We tend to enjoy doing things that we are good at, and not enjoy things that we are not good at. This begs the question: how do you know if you’re good at something?
We often diminish our experience by judging or invalidating our emotions. You don’t need a reason to feel what you feel.
As a culture, we prefer to sweep the uncomfortable emotions and experiences under the rug. The rug has now been pulled out from under us. What now?
When we choose to stay with our pain — whether physical, emotional, or mental — it can serve as a portal to deeper wisdom.
The best thing that you can do right now to prepare for what’s next it to meet yourself where you are.
What happens to our quality of life when meeting our basic human needs becomes an obstacle to getting things done? We become well-fed and malnourished.