May I be kind to myself

When I talk to myself,
May I be kind
For I know that the kindness I plant in my heart,
Determines the way I’ll go

May I be kind to myself
When I make a mistake,
When I am hurt,
When things go wrong

May I be kind to myself
And validate my pain
Say “this hurts”
And remind myself
I am not the only one,
Suffering is a part of life

May I be kind to myself,
Place a hand on my heart
And say
“Keep going, brave one
For this too shall pass”

© Vrunda Chauk

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  1. You made me smile. This is one of a kind poem. Loving yourself and being kind is one of the most important things to do, because then only we will be able to understand ourselves. I love your poem Vrunda. You have an amazing style that evokes deep emotions😊

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    1. Awww… Thank you sooo much Ramyani! I’m so glad you liked it!❤️
      And thank you so much for the compliment! Gosh! I never thought I’d ever write poems, that’s not my style! But I have so much to say, it’s beautiful to say it in a poem.
      Thank you so much for your encouragement my dear!❤️❤️
      Always helps me grow😊

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      1. Aww.. thank you Ramyani! I’ll definitely try more and getting such compliments from you is really something!
        Thanks a bunch❤️❤️

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  2. Very interesting poem,you ought be kind to yourself for charity begins at home I mean first you have to be charitable to yourself then only you can take care of the feelings and emotions of others.Thank you so much for sharing.

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    1. Yes!!! That’s so true Swastik! We cannot be loving to others when we don’t love ourselves, it’s hard to be kind to others when we are harsh with ourselves.
      And as they say you can’t pour from a empty cup!
      I completely agree with you!

      Thanks a lot for your kind words!!❤️❤️😊

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