Posts by Lizzy Doole

Lizzy is currently finding her way in life and learning about herself. She’s developed an interest in mindfulness and compassion, which she cultivates through daily meditation. In doing so, she has tapped into her inner creativity, developing a passion for writing and photography. Through positive encouragement from others, she’s in the process of developing a website to showcase her photos: www.lizzydoolephotography.com.

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We All Deserve to Receive What We Need (and It’s Not Selfish)

“We think that we have to learn how to give, but we forget about accepting things, which can be much harder than giving…Accepting another person’s gift is allowing him to express his feelings for you.” ~Alexander McCall Smith

We all know the importance of giving. In fact, it feels rather nice to give to others; we have all experienced that warm glow in the stomach when we do something thoughtful for another person or exchange kind words. To make someone smile is one of the best feelings in the world.

But sometimes, do we get so caught up in …