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Category Archives: Self Compassion

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

The Danger of Comparison

The Danger of Comparison

This post is from 2011 and still very relevant today.  I wanted to share this post today, because this week at the Live Happier Loft I am teaching the class Are you Green With Envy?  which deals with letting go of the comparison trap and learning how to trust your own internal wisdom. If you… Continue Reading