Posts tagged self acceptance
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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What’s with all the urgency?

There is a fine line for me between a satisfying, enriching day-to-day and a draining one.

I like to have a few different projects going on: something work related, something family related, something social, something spiritual, something creative. Having a hand in each of these baskets makes me feel like my life is coming together and I have what I need to be happy and fulfilled.

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3 tips for a weekend that's all about you

It's time. You're ready for a weekend that is actually restorative and restful. Rejuvenating. Renewing. All of the "re-" words. But it's not that easy! You have friends, family, community demanding your attention. And your house. And your kitchen. Where exactly do you fit in?

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How to deal with the pain of change

There are times in life when you find yourself working extra hard to become the person you want to be.

You reflect and you analyze and you figure out that something needs to change. And, if you are lucky enough to have the support that you need to actualize your potential, you set to work making it happen. It could be a change in your attitude or in your interpersonal relationships. Maybe it's about the way you treat yourself or take care of your body.

If you're like me...

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