I seem to be finding such a peace in accepting and loving myself just as I am. What a journey it has been! I cringe when I think of how I used to talk to myself. I now have a better understanding of my nature and my gifts. The challenges that I experience in who I am are so much easier to work with now. I think that’s the key. I am now working WITH rather than AGAINST myself. When I was so hard on myself in the past, I was in a state of resistance, fighting my very nature and wishing I could be someone different. Now….I choose to love all of me and see that who I am brings needed gifts to this world. The times when my nature creates challenges for me and my relationships can be approached with self compassion. I can take responsibility for mistakes and make amends and move forward. I am still working on this….but I’ve definitely made progress! I am feeling very grateful for this!