Category Archives: Self-compassion

Where on earth…

… have you been??? I know, I know, and I’m sorry.  Some things have had to give, you know? I am thinking through a great many things the past couple of weeks. Adorable. On doing too much: In my small … Continue reading

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Write yourself a permission slip

Remember that feeling of going to school with a handwritten note in hand from a parent? A note that held the power to excuse you from gym class or from an absence? Somehow that note left no questions unanswered because everything … Continue reading

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September reading

Obviously, September here in blog-land was all about self-compassion.  It was fun to focus on one thing for a month, though I am happy to move on to other fun things.  I will start showing you some before and after … Continue reading

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Concluding Self-compassion September

You cannot transform yourself, and you certainly cannot transform your partner or anybody else. All you can do is create a space for transformation to happen, for grace and love to enter. – Eckart Tolle – Have you ever thought … Continue reading

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Self-compassion September: bringing it all together

Let’s say you are driving to the airport for a very important international trip and you come upon a great deal of unanticipated traffic.  You realize that you should have left far earlier than you did.  In situations such as … Continue reading

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Self-compassion September: the shared human condition

“Being human is not about being any one particular way; it is about being as life creates you—with your own particular strengths and weaknesses, gifts and challenges, quirks and oddities.” (Kristin Neff, Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to … Continue reading

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