Stop “Shoulding” On Yourself

Stop “Shoulding” On Yourself

How many times have you thought or even said “I really should…” in the last 24 hours?

I should have taken that job

I really should get more sleep

I should have committed to less

I should…

We’re all guilty of saying (or thinking) these phrases. Known as the “s” word of busy people, the act of “shoulding” all over ourselves and others is the fastest route to blame, guilt, and even shame.

Imagine what life would be like if you embraced more self-compassion and ditched this default reaction of “shoulding” and ruminating on what didn’t happen or hasn’t occurred yet.

This month, we're focusing on enhancing compassion. Let’s start together!