What’s the converse of the Golden Rule? If you treated yourself the way you would like to treat others, what might happen? Being generous with yourself might get you further than judgement. The brilliant **Georgie Fear **explains :

The Struggle With Kindness

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“Why is it easier to be kind to others than it is to ourselves? I see it all the time, and have certainly felt the uneven difficulty myself. Being kind to other people rolls naturally off the tongue. We reassure the doubting, help when someone is confused, and offer comfort to someone after a disappointment or loss. We support our friends and children in their victories and sing their praises with pride.” Continue Reading

This week’s shareables from Coach Stevo:

Scale Got You Down? 4 Motivating Ways to Measure Your Progress “What are your real goals? I start my client assessments by asking a simple, but often-hard question: ‘What do you want?’ Not ‘What have you been told to want,” not “What do you want from me,’ but ‘What do you want from you—your body, your time, your effort, and your focus?’” Continue Reading Why You Should Start Your New Habit in the Morning “What is more cozy and compelling than the thought of a warm bed? On some mornings throwing off the covers can seem like the hardest thing in the world. But you know what is harder?” Continue Reading

And more from James Clear:

Stop Thinking and Start Doing: The Power of Practicing More “Multitasking forces your brain to switch back and forth very quickly from one task to another. This wouldn’t be a big deal if the human brain could transition seamlessly from one job to the next, but it can’t. Multitasking forces you to pay a mental price…” Continue Reading

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