April has been a nurturing kind of month, with posts coming all month and many of you joining in the link-up. Michelle Liew has collected many of our posts into a magazine on Bundlr: 1000 Voices For Compassion 5 – The Nurturing Edition Be sure to check it out and to share it!
Our theme for May is Connection, including reconnection and reconciliation. If you need some ideas, try one of our prompts below.
- How to stay connected during a disagreement.
- Judgement to empathy – how they hamper or aid connection.
- How to move from judgement to empathy.
- Looking after your own needs whilst connecting with the needs of others.
- A story of reconciliation after a prolonged period of animosity.
- Learning to appreciate someone you previously dismissed or disliked.
- Reconciliation of who you thought you would be and who you are.
- Connecting with your children.
- How to reconcile with your kids after a disagreement or discipline incident.
- Staying connected with your spouse/significant other when life gets busy.
- Connection with nature – how it affects us and helps us.
- Connection with other species/animals
- Staying connected with family or friends far away.
- How to connect with the parts of ourselves we dislike
- Do you practice Non-Violent Communication (NVC)? Share how it has affected your life.
- Do you have any other practice that has had a big impact on how you connect with others or yourself? Share what works for you.
- Connecting with your inner wisdom or higher power.
- How do you find self-compassion after disconnection such as divorce?
- Helping children to maintain connection with both parents and with grandparents after marital breakdown.
- Do you have a story of reconciliation with someone who bullied or abused you?
- Or were you the person who caused harm? How did you repair and reconcile with someone afterwards?
We’re looking forward to reading your posts, and thank you for supporting 1000 Voices Speak For Compassion.
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