Like a Friend Would (Reflection/Journaling)

Think about various times when you’ve had a close friend who was struggling in some way-had a misfortune, failed, or felt inadequate-and you were feeling pretty good about yourself. How do you typically respond to your friends in such situations? What do you say? What tone do you use? How is your posture? What are your nonverbal gestures?

Write down what you discovered:

Now think about various times when you were struggling in some way-had a misfortune, failed, or felt inadequate. How do you typically respond to yourself in these situations? What do you say? What tone do you use? Your posture? Nonverbal gestures?

Write down what you discovered:

Finally, consider the differences between how you treat your close friends when they are struggling and how you treat yourself. Do you notice any patterns?

Write down what you discovered:

What came up for you while doing this exercise?

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Pause: Reflection/Meditation (This reflection is about 13 minutes. Make sure you have the time with no distractions. It’s powerful. So get your heart open and ready to receive!

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Podcast Recommendation:

Loving and Listening to Yourself – Sarah Blondin

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