“Try, try again…” “Dust yourself off and start all over again…” “Get right back on that horse…” These are just some of the common phrases we use to support the idea that trying something after it didn’t go so well the first time is a good idea. And in many instances, this is the right […]
It is an exciting time of the year! We are in the midst of the holiday season, and some of you have more than just the holidays to celebrate. Your newest addition to the family is here to celebrate with you for the first time. There are get togethers, visiting family and friends, and expectations.
Most of us from a young age are taught how to be kind, considerate and compassionate toward others. But rarely are we told to show the same consideration to ourselves. This becomes even more true for individuals brought up in abusive or unloving homes. What is Self-Compassion? Self-compassion is taken from Buddhist psychology and refers