I know that one of the biggest things that fueled my life of addiction was my lack of gentleness towards myself.
It’s still an issue for me but I’m working on it day by day.
Give her advice a try. How do you treat yourself on a daily basis? Are you kind, patient and gentle? Or are you harsh, judgmental, and aggressive?
Try cultivating some mindfulness about how you treat yourself for the next week (or two). When you find your patience with yourself running short, take a deep breath and resolve to go easier on yourself. Cultivate some love and compassion for yourself. Become your own best friend.
You’ll be amazed at how this simple shift will change your whole view!