Posts tagged hard times
Making powerful decisions with ease

The past year has been full of unexpected twists and turns in both my personal life and my business life.

The most profound shift is that Louis and I are expecting our first child this November! (There’s no way to make that announcement in a way that truly reflects its significance, is there?)

But that definitely hasn’t been the only upheaval this year.

Having moved states a little over a year ago, adjusting to my new life in Massachusetts while also building up my coaching business wasn’t simple to begin with. Being fully self-employed was not what I expected and I found that anxiety, perfectionism, and being my own boss did not mix that well.

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How mindfulness got in the way of my self-compassion

I have always thought of mindfulness as awareness of one’s emotional, physical, mental, spiritual experience in any given moment. Some people access this through meditation, through breathing, through journaling, processing out loud, or any number of practices that give one access to what is going on in their environment and in their inner world.

I define self-compassion as accepting ourselves for who we are, for our strengths and limitations, and knowing that we are good enough.

These two concepts should fit together nicely!

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