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Category Archives: Self Compassion

Would you Treat Your Daughter Like That?

Would you Treat Your Daughter Like That?

What is wrong with you? Just sit down and do it. Quit whining Why do you make everything so dramatic Get a grip Get over yourself. Those are just a few of the statement I said to myself recently while I was experiencing writer’s block. Mean, nasty, stuff. To say the least, it wasn’t very… Continue Reading

Accepting What Is.

Accepting What Is.

Accepting what is. Living those three words are hands down one of the hardest principles for me. And yet, I know they are a secret to living happier. Letting go of the quest for the magic button, letting go of the need of constant self-improvement and accepting what is has opened me up to more growth and… Continue Reading

Crying in Public: Healthy Release or Embarrassing Weakness?

One complaint many of my clients have is their tendency to cry when they get overwhelmed.  While crying is a perfectly normal response to pain, frustration and sadness…it can get in the way. The problem is when those tears start leaking out at inappropriate times, at work, in a big meeting, in the middle of a… Continue Reading

Watering Our Hurts.

We have all been hurt. From the little hurts of someone cutting us off in traffic to the major hurts of someone breaking our hearts or betraying us in a big way.  Hurt sucks.  But too often we get stuck in re-living those hurts.  My aunt calls it, “Watering your Hurts”. Watering your hurts means… Continue Reading