Self Compassion

If you are like me, you also lack self-compassion. It means you do not love yourself enough and accept yourself the way you are. Probably you are also a perfectionist which goes hand in hand. Ironically, you can be a very compassionate person to others. You can feel their pain as well as pleasure, have … Continue reading Self Compassion

Living Is Not a Laughing Matter by Nazim Hikmet

Nazim Hikmet is one my most favorite Turkish poets (the other is Orhan Veli). I can write so much about him. But I don't want to. I want his poem to fill in all the space. So few lines with so much content... Living is not a laughing matter you must live with great seriousness … Continue reading Living Is Not a Laughing Matter by Nazim Hikmet