The more research I read on self-compassion, the more I realize just how important it truly is. Researcher, author, and psychologist, Kristin Neff, has been studying self-compassion for years and has published many evidence based journal articles on the subject. Neff and other … [Read more...]
2 Things People with Peace of Mind Do Differently
"I believe in integrity. Dogs have it. Humans are sometimes lacking it." -Cesar Millan Live With Integrity Living with integrity requires us to align our behaviors with our values. It requires us to first figure out what it is that we truly value and then deliberately practice … [Read more...]
Let's face it, we don't like rejection. Rejection can shake us to the core and wake up strong feelings of insecurity. Because connection to others is one of our most basic human needs, feeling rejected can threaten our sense of safety and survival, causing us to feel a lot of … [Read more...]
3 Things We Must Do to Be Happy
The following is taken from my book The Snowball Effect: How to Build Positive Momentum in Your Life. 1. Let Go of Resentment For a moment, visualize your body filled with poison that makes you chronically angry, takes away your energy, crushes your enthusiasm, and prevents you … [Read more...]
Self-Compassion: It all begins with you!
Self-Compassion: It all begins with you! Too many people confuse self-compassion with self-absorption, however, they are two very different things. Believe it or not, the person who lacks self-compassion is more likely to be self-absorbed. You see, if you are kind to yourself, … [Read more...]