Thank you everyone for taking the time to complete the Sentence Completion task from last week’s Thought Provoking Thursday. I think we can all agree that suicide is not an easy topic to know how to talk about, and we still have a lot of work to do to bring it out of the darkness…Read more »
Category: self compassion
Wednesday: What does mindfulness practice actually entail?
Welcome to day three of a week of mindfulness, where we will get a bit more into the nitty-gritty of some of the different ways you can integrate mindfulness into your life.. If you missed Monday and Tuesday’s segments, don’t worry you can just click on the links below for a catch up. Monday: what…Read more »
Self-Compassion Series: Part four. Exercise two – Test how self-compassionate you are
Welcome to part four of my self-compassion series – Learning to Love Yourself. You can check out the first three parts by clicking on the links below. Learning to Love Yourself: Part One Learning to love yourself: Part Two Learning to love yourself: Part Three How would you like to my learn more about how…Read more »
Self-compassion series: Part three. What exactly is it, and why is it so incredibly difficult?
So far in this self-compassion series I have briefly introduced what self-compassion is, with some personal reflections and exercises for readers to complete, hopefully starting the process of helping people think about how much self-compassion they truly offer themselves. Click on the link below to read part one and two of this ongoing series on…Read more »
Grief, Loss & Heartbreak on Mother’s Day
Motherhood, what an amazing thing to celebrate! Think of all the women who since the evolution of homo sapiens have been giving birth to and raising those trillions of people that have came before us, are here now, and will come long after we are gone. I am sure we all are aware however of…Read more »
Self-compassion series: Part two. Learning to Love the Reflection in the Mirror: Exercise One
Following last week’s introductory blog on self compassion, I thought it might be helpful to continue sharing some of my own personal and professional reflections. Particularly, regarding the difficulties we all seem to experience in recognising, and being okay with our own humanity, and inevitable imperfections. I would also like to share some exercises on…Read more »
Self-compassion series: Part one. Learning to Love the Reflection in the Mirror
Last week was the week of love, or so western culture indicates, and society including good old social media, repeatedly reminds us. Don’t get me wrong, I have got nothing against Valentine’s Day, and it is always good to be reminded to appreciate those we love, romantically or otherwise. It can however be a difficult…Read more »