Poet Mark Nepo uses the phrase “exquisite risk” to describe our willingness to be fully alive, open, available, living true to our heart. This talk explores the challenges and blessings of taking the exquisite risk, both in becoming more intimate with our inner life, and in engaging with others from full authenticity.
Yep. That’s a message many of us are giving ourselves every day.
We have a negative voice in our head that is constantly judging, criticizing, shaming and blaming and “shoulding” on us.
I stopped fighting with this voice a long time ago.
Now when she speaks, I laugh at her and say: “Yes, you are right. I am a total mess. A complete f$#k up. and you know, what? I love myself anyway.”
My friend, the late, great Wayne Dyer always said: “Don’t believe every thought that you have.”
He is 100% right.