We all know that self-care is important. Self-care is not a luxury or indulgence—it is required maintenance. And not all self-care is relaxing and gentle. Sometimes treating ourselves with kindness and compassion includes expanding our boundaries, motivating ourselves, and doing the work needed for health and well-being. Discipline does not have to be grueling—just intentional focus and a firm but gentle nudge.
In mindful presence,
You can either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours.
Lori Furbush teaches Qigong, Yin Yoga, & Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). She weaves MINDFULNESS & RELAXATION into every moment.