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@RanaAwdish, before bed, my 2.5 yo son picked out this book called 'Listening with My Heart' by Gabi Garcia:

"When we treat ourselves with the same kindness and understanding we'd give someone we care for, we are practicing #selfcompassion."

@drjessigold @kari_jerge @choo_ek Image
I think all the grown ups need this book more than him tonight.

"When I feel sadness, may I treat myself like the friend I need."
"When I feel anger, may I treat myself like the friend I need."

@arghavan_salles @AlexAndersonMD @jack_turban @jackie_parchem @janevandis ImageImage
“What #loving and #understanding words or phrases would you like to hear when you‘re having a tough time or feeling upset?

What would feel good or #comforting to hear?”

@uche_blackstock @gradydoctor @DrHowardLiu @tmprowell @LindaNguyenMD @theblondeMD Image
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Interpersonal interactions play a major role in quality of #life. People strive for positive interactions yet they can be upsetting.

Becoming aware of what one wishes to #experience interpersonally is a great first step to feeling:

Next, try and become aware of what you did and said as well as what the other person did or said in response.

Notice the responses of yourself and the other person. Is what you wished for what happened? If not, maybe there is a pattern that can explain recurrent negativity.
To figure out what the wish guiding your patterns of relating to others might be, consider the response of the other person. Were they:
Sometimes responses of others can inform our awareness of our unconscious or #implicit motives.
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I got to explain #GayPanic and #UselessLesbian to my pysch today 😂

These are terms I just learned (over the last few months myself) that described succinctly, what the heck is going on with my brain.

To unpack these terms, I'm going to start you with Sappho.
“Sweet mother, I cannot weave –
slender Aphrodite has overcome me
with longing for a girl.” –Sappho

To everyone, we've almost all been in this feeling. (i cannot speak for Ace)
Someone we see or meet, and their presence just #dazzles us into #malfunction (however brief)

- it's a pretty common #human #feeling. (again, cannot speak for Ace, and that's ok, y'all are lovely :) )

now here's where #GayPanic sets in... we feel the feels...omg. wow.
and our brains go into... IS THIS DANGER????

I'm sorry to say, our panic does start there.
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