Compassion

Self-Discovery Guidelines to Access and Activate:
Compassion

Take your time, go slowly, and be patient with yourself to get the best results.

1. Feel your body, take a few moments to settle in. Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Connect with it.

2. Focus on and bring your awareness to the specific Inner Resource of Compassion.

Explore the following questions:

Writing down your insights is very helpful, and we encourage you to keep a journal of your explorations, so grab a journal or a pad of paper now!

Can I offer the gift of compassion to myself?

What does it feel like to offer and receive compassion within myself, right now?

Can I realize that I have always done the best I could, given what was happening in my life? Am I willing to offer forgiveness and understanding to myself? How does that feel in my body?

Resist any temptation to get into a story here, just focus your attention on your feelings and what is happening in your body.

Can I give myself the compassion I would willingly offer to a friend or loved one? 

Can I realize and accept that I deserve this self-compassion?  

Can I love myself enough to offer compassion to that part of me that feels unworthy, ashamed, or guilty? Can I offer gentleness to myself also?

That part of me that needs compassion may be an inner child. 

Take a few minutes to bring curiosity, gentleness, and kindness to yourself as you offer yourself and your inner child the gift of compassion.

You are both the giver and the receiver of this compassion. 

No one else knows what you have been through in your life. 

Only you know. 

Take another moment to deepen your compassion. Notice the texture and the substance of how your compassion feels to you in your body and throughout the wholeness of your being.

Remember that writing down your insights can be very helpful. 

Please share your insights so we can be inspired by each other!

Related Inner Resources:

“If I want what I have, then I have what I want.”

– Anonymous

Leave A Reply

Please share your insights and experiences and how they have helped and supported you or another.

Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Self-Discovery

Access and activate your Inner Resources, make peace with Difficult Feelings and Deepen in Love to bring more love into the world.

Self-Discovery

Explore your
Inner Resources,
Feeling Difficult Feelings,
and Deepening in Love.

The UPLIFT Foundation

We support vetted and heart-centered projects that are dedicated to

Love in Action.

The UPLIFT Foundation

Explore projects we support.

Library

An epic collection of over 11 years of UPLIFT articles, classes, film, music, poetry, practices, & stories.

Library

Explore our library of resources.
Join the community

Register to engage and share with like minded people. 

Your privacy is guaranteed – we do not share your information and you can deactivate or unsubscribe at any time. This is extremely important to us.

Take a look at recent stories of love in action
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x

Subscribe to UPLIFT's free Newsletter

Get our regular newsletter sharing the latest updates, articles, films and events.