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The yin and yang of self-compassion.

Self-compassion isn’t all just about being kinder and gentler to yourself.  Sometimes, it’s about facing your fears and rising up and standing up and being true to yourself.  You see, there are two equal and opposing elements of self-compassion and each part is...

Why self-compassion trumps self-esteem

What’s the difference between self-esteem and self-compassion anyway?  Many self-help books of the 80s and 90s stressed the importance of self-esteem…which is a good thing, right?  Absolutely! We know that having high self-esteem is so much better for your...

Anxious?  Overwhelmed?  Try Mindfulness.

I know what you’re thinking.  “Mindfulness, schmindfulness.” I know it’s become a bit of a trendy term like ‘green smoothie’ and ‘smashed avocado’, but did you know that the concepts of mindfulness have actually been around for thousands of years? Most religions...