Entries tagged with “Self-Compassion”

Receiving Compassion and Generating Your Compassionate Self

An excerpt from Overcoming Destructive Anger by Bernard Golden, PhD.

Self-Love as a Practice

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…

Show Up for Yourself First

The black box is awkward at best and excruciating at worst. But it’s where change happens.

Ten Ways to Overcome Guilt and Perfectionism

Sponsored Content from New Harbinger Publications

The Cure for Laziness

When we call ourselves lazy, we do it innocently. Unconscious about what's really going on, the inner critic kicks in and decides the issue is our laziness.

The Happiness Track: Are We Really Worlds Apart?

New research shows men and women aren't so different after all

The Stradivarius in the Spruce: Writing Heals

Let writing be your liberator. There may just be a violin trapped within you, just waiting to emerge.

The Tao of Chronic Pain

Suffering is Optional. Here’s how to find the teacher inside.

Train Your Brain to Calm the Inner Critic

Our ability to be resonant with ourselves is a key for bringing healing into our life.

Write Your Own Self-Compassion Proposal

Compassion is a virtue. But what if, by inborn instinct or after diligent learning and practice, you attain this virtue—deeply feeling and expressing compassion for others o…

You're Not Fighting That War Alone

One of self-loathing's most devious tactics is to isolate its victims, chasing each of us into dark lonely corners in which we feel singled out and incomparably awful, just as thos…

Your Unchosen Lifelong Companion Is ... You

Do you find it difficult to love yourself? I mean: to truly relish looking at and being with and thinking of yourself? When those of us who hate ourselves are told to love ourselv…