Pema Chödrön on Looking at ourselves honestly and gently

“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.”

Pema Chödrön: When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

A primary purpose of therapy is to support this process. Offering another the core conditions operates as an invitation to offer the core conditions to self.

Only from this place of love, can any of us see truly.

Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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