Thank you for posting this. I too really liked the poem. Dr. Germer’s talk was fascinating. The concept that avoidance of shame is the problem and that shame itself isn’t was fascinating. The thought that people who feel shame feel as though they aren’t lovable because of it was also interesting.
“Love reveals everything unlike itself. “
When thinking about self compassion asking what else over and over were tools I intend to use. The different types of self-compassion: tender vs Fierce.