Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself.
(Quote attributed to St. Francis de Sales)
Nobody judges you more critically than you judge yourself.
That’s why a seemingly insignificant comment can sometimes stir up a sharp, angry response.
If you’ve already beaten yourself down to the ground, you’re in a position to get stepped on.
We speak often about attributes like persistence, strong effort, and working your plan. But remember to be patient with yourself along the way.
You’re prone to make mistakes.
We all are.
Be kind to yourself. There is no other “You.”
Roadturn Challenge: Watch for self-criticism today. When you ‘hear yourself’ getting down on yourself, stop and back off. Give yourself some slack. Offer yourself the same patience and understanding you would muster up for a dear friend.
Roadturn Principle: If you don’t take care of yourself, you soon won’t be able to take care of others.
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