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Self-Care Wheel. Do you care for yourself in all 6 areas of your life? (You didn't know there were 6 important areas to take care of, did you?) This helpful wheel labels each one and describes how to care for yourself from each domain. Live a balanced and healthy life!
'The Awen' - Celtic/Druidic symbol in the center of the triple moon and sun. Awen is a Welsh word for "(poetic) inspiration". In the Welsh tradition, Awen is the inspiration of the poet bards; or, in its personification, Awen is the inspirational muse of creative artists in general: the inspired individual (often, but not limited to being, a a poet or a soothsayer) is described as an awenydd.
Compassion is not at all weak. It is the strength that arises out of seeing the true nature of suffering in the world. Compassion allows us to bear witness to that suffering, whether it is in ourselves or others, without fear; it allows us to name injustice without hesitation, and to act strongly, with all the skill at our disposal. To develop this mind state of compassion…is to learn to live, as the Buddha put it, with sympathy for all living beings, without exception. ―Sharon Salzberg