63 minutes | Dec 9, 2020

*BEST OF THE PODCAST* You’re Imperfect, Life is Messy, Show Up Anyway with Krista O'Reilly-Davi-Digui

In this episode, Krista (founder of A Life in Progress) and I discuss the messiness of life and how to use self-compassion to get through it. Krista O'Reilly-Davi-Digui works as a writer & Joyful Living Educator. Her mission is to help messy humans like herself quiet the noise of perfectionism, comparison and fear and show up fully - with joy and on purpose - to their imperfect and beautiful lives, in every season. In this episode, we discuss: ·      How to better understand your sensitivity and see that there is beauty in it. ·      The importance of fully accepting ourselves, including the mess, pain, and discomfort that comes with growth. ·      Perfectionism and the different ways it can show up. ·      How our struggles are actually tied in with our strengths. ·      Using curiosity vs. judgment to see how nothing is inherently “bad.” ·      How our different traits live on a spectrum of healthy vs. unhealthy and the importance of being aware of that. ·      How being deeply rooted in self-awareness and self-compassion can help us stay grounded when we move along those spectrums. ·      The difference and relationship between self-compassion, self-esteem, and self-worth. ·      How self-compassion involves allowing all the emotions and all the messy parts of life. ·      And the power of both/and instead of either/or. You can find and follow Krista here: www.alifeinprogress.ca Facebook: @alifeinprogressca Instagram: @a_life_in_progress RESOURCES: Kristin Neff Brene Brown Byron Katie Parker Palmer – Let Your Life Speak PREVIOUS EPISODE RECOMMENDATIONS: Ep. 80: Balancing It All is Bullshit with Casey Castro Ep. 79: Finding Forgiveness & Healing with Sara Schulting Kranz Ep. 75: Finding the Positive & Going After Big Goals with Paralympic Athlete Sydney Collier Ep. 71: Transforming Your Mindset to Believe You’re Enough with Leisse Wilcox SHOP CLEAN products with DISCOUNTS in my SHOP! Please SUBSCRIBE, SHARE, RATE, and REVIEW the podcast! Follow the podcast on Instagram @TheBetterYouPodcast or Facebook @TheBetterYouPodcast. And you can email the podcast at TheBetterYouPodcast@gmail.com Follow me on all the socials: Instagram @kaciemain_writes, Facebook @kaciemain.write, or Twitter @kaciemain_write. Find my book – I Gave Up Men for Lent, the story of a jaded, hopelessly romantic, health-conscious party girl’s search for meaning – on Amazon, Kindle, and Audible. And for everything else you want to know about me, visit my website at www.kaciemain.com     Some links are Affiliate links.
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