A List of Good and Bad

And why it’s nothing at all

Jace Loi

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Photo by Rodolfo Sanches Carvalho on Unsplash

A labelling exercise to calm my critical, striving, and judgemental mind.

Opening to my emotional & mental insecurities —
Feel with intensity. Susceptible to self-judgment and criticism. Perfectionistic. Procrastinator. Dreamer. Lack of focus. Opinionated. Self-focused. Not detail-oriented. Not mathematically inclined. Trust easily. Chases new experiences.

Opening to my emotional & mental strengths —
Forge my own path. Openness. Like to push boundaries. Welcome and embrace negative feelings. Welcome and embrace other people’s negative emotions. Confront taboos. Compassionate heart. Lateral thinker. Psychological and philosophical wisdom. Determined when I decide on something.

Opening to my body insecurities —
Stretch marks. Flabby belly. Flabby thighs. Butt cellulite. Piles. Tiny concave nails. Cracked heels. Dark spots on the cheekbone. Dandruff. Hair loss. Swollen varicose veins. Unbalanced hips.

Opening to my bodily beauty —
Fair skin. Soulful eyes. Plum colour lips. Big curvy arse. Sexy back. Toned arms. Loving smile. Wavy hair. Eyebrows that don’t need shaping or shading. Broad shoulders. Nice collarbone. Decent figure.

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Jace Loi

Mindfulness & Living with Ease. Poetry, doodles, and Tao. Mindfulness (MBCT) Teacher, Counsellor, Mum. See mingmindfulness.com or Insta @mingmindfulness.