And if anyone asks why you're doing what you're doing, and they want explanations to your newfound sense of purpose, and you don't feel like explaining or defending yourself, remember, there's only one thing to say:
Recently, one of my time coaching clients told me that although he knew intellectually that being self-compassionate was the way to improve, it felt hard to believe that without being self-critical he could muster the effort to change.
The political landscape is rife with talk of "fixing problems," "overhauling ailing systems" and "taking care of our children and our children's children." And yet, what do those doing all this stand for? Where's the action? We've heard the words; where are the deeds?