This is the skeleton of what we reviewed over three days of 1-2 hour workshop sessions (which ended last week.) We named these the unchanging premises of being a friend to yourself.
Everything starts and ends with Me.
Freedom to choose is here.
I can see Me using various paradigms such as the Jungian Typology and the biopsychosocial model.
These are tools, not boxes.
Me is never alone.
Essence is the part of Me that is timeless and unchanging.
There is our perception of reality – from the wind to the whim. Then there is Truth that like the other premises to self-care are not dependent on my beliefs, emotions or behaviors.
Questions: What do you think of these premises? Would you change anything?
Self-Care Tip – Know and name your premises to befriending yourself.
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