ON BEING COLUMN – A Standing Meditation for Self-Care

A Standing Meditation for Self-Care

A Monthly Column By Sharon Salzberg for On Being
Published May 15th, 2017

What if we replaced this notion of our essential damage with a sense of our essential capacity to love, and the need to nurture that capacity, including cultivating greater love towards ourselves? This might mean different things to different people, but the common theme of greater love for ourselves is acceptance, forgiveness, and a deliberate investment in our inherent right to be happy.

Sharon Salzberg

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