Entries tagged with “Self-Compassion”
A lot of us have a hard time being kind, understanding and patient with ourselves. We know that self-compassion is good for us. But practicing it is a whole other matter. Because w…
Here are three ways to banish the rituals of self-flagellation.
“Self-criticism is, in many ways, a consequence of human longing to belong, an attempt to preempt criticism from others. ... Self-compassion can help you be more motivated by desired for growth instead of by desire to avoid criticism."
Self-compassion can make a person feel more energetic, alive, and optimistic.
Being hard on yourself isn't the way to become a better person. Here's why and what to do instead.
Yoga and Body Image25 Personal Stories about Beauty, Bravery & Loving Your BodyEdited by Melanie Klein and Anna Guest-JelleyLlewellyn WorldwideYoga and Body Image is a boo…
Passionate about voting this year? How many “votes” do you cast each day with your own actions?
Kelly Boys talks about unconscious patterns of behavior and the benefits of being aware of them.
What does it feel like to practice self-acceptance? This type of gentleness creates a whole new environment in which we can start to flourish.
"Tell someone you were sexually abused as a child and soon the word 'forgiveness' pops up. 'Have you forgiven your abusers?' the curious predictably ask. Why does this concern, I wonder, supersede others?"
“Beauty is perfect in its imperfections, so you just have to go with the imperfections.” —Diane Von Furstenberg A new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo has touche…
Is it possible to forgive infidelity and to overcome the emotional pain of betrayal?
The secret to empowered action is learning not to beat yourself up.
Harsh self-talk is a pattern of learned behavior, and the good news is we can unlearn it.
You're not seeing yourself clearly, and social media may be to blame.
An excerpt from Overcoming Destructive Anger by Bernard Golden, PhD.
We all know there’s great value in loving ourselves. Self-acceptance, self-esteem, and self-compassion can get us through painful times in our lives, help us to bounce back from fa…
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When we call ourselves lazy, we do it innocently. We’re unconscious about what is really going on, and the inner critic kicks in and decides the issue is our laziness.
New research shows men and women aren't so different after all