070 The Art of Saying “No”, Interview with Christy Tending

Christy Tending shares her special position, healing on both the micro level, with self care, and on a macro level, as a climate justice activist. She also discusses how, as a highly sensitive person, she manages her commitments and obligations, in order to be fully present.

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The Art of Saying "No", Interview with Christy Tending

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What was the number one thing that was holding you back from accepting self love?

That I thought it had to happen all at once, and that seemed scary.

Who is one person who has changed your life for the better?

The group of climate activists I am working with, who inspire me every single day.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

“Just so you know, no one ever asked you to be a martyr.”

What is a self care habit that you practice regularly?

Breathing, walking, and sleeping.

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Do you have a favorite quote?

“Caring for myself is not self indulgence, it is self preservation. And that is an act of political warfare.” Audre Lorde

Can you share with us a resource or an app that we can use to help our own self care practice grow?

I have an app to watch the phases of the moon.

What book are you reading right now?

Milk and Honey, by Rupi Kaur a book of poetry.

What is the one thing that you are most passionate about?

All of us getting liberated together. Waking up to our interconnection and tearing down the illusion that we are separate from one another.

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About This Guest:

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Christy Tennery-Spalding is a self-care mentor, healer, and climate justice activist. She helps people who want to change the world develop amazing self-care practices so they can do their work more effectively and with more joy. She teaches online courses in a variety of healing modalities, including meditation, breathing, and (coming soon!) poetry.

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Website: http://www.christytending.com

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/christytending

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christytending

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/christytending

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christytending

Free self-care workshops: http://www.christytending.com/workshops/

Free real self-care planner: http://www.christytending.com/realselfcareplanner/

Free meditation worksheet and instruction guide: http://www.christytending.com/lovingkindness/

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