The difficulty with compassion

  I'm not going to lie, this can be uncomfortable just to read. Who wants to see those parts of themselves that they don't like? It's not fun but in learning how to extend compassion towards even those parts of ourselves and embrace them, we can realize there's beauty even in imperfection.  

Do what you can

If not now, when? It's not about the perfect timing or circumstances. It's about figuring out how to make things work regardless. Find ways around obstacles because that's the only way to move forward. It's not about removing the obstacles themselves, there will always be something. What are you going to start where you are …