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As soon as I saw him, it was a No. Perfectly nice guy. Wonderful, even. Funny, charming, chivalrous in the ways I love — but it was a No. We’d done the online dating thing, our conversations had been lively and I laughed a ton. And he was cute! Legitimately nothing in the world wrong […]

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  It’s hard to know where a story like this begins — impossible, actually. Where do any of us begin or end? Life is a circle (cue Lion King soundtrack), and a circle is an alive thing, full of movement: a shape that is always returning to itself. It doesn’t matter so much where we […]

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I spoke at an event for young people. Teenagers. I got on stage, shaking a little, but duty-bound to tell them about vulnerability and trust: the two most important ingredients on the path to figuring out who they might really be (and how who they are at their core is the answer to every question […]

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It was what we called “Pain Day” at the clinic where I worked, when patients piled in to get steroid injections, hoping to alleviate their chronic back pain. Covering for our normal front desk girl, I checked in patient after patient for a couple of hours until I noticed a low ache gurgling up in my […]

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I was in a relationship with someone who told me once that there is a “beautiful seriousness” to me.  It (kind of) sounds like a compliment, I know, but… wasn’t.  The subtext was that I was too serious — too hard to play with. Hearing this — and being the subject of a judgement that “light” […]

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