A Little Self-Compassion, Please

A Little Self-Compassion, Please

We are taught to always think of others first. We are taught that focusing on ourselves is self-centered and inconsiderate. We need to be taught, though, that it is okay to practice self-compassion. In fact, it is more than okay. It is necessary. When we are coping with a major life event, especially, self-compassion may […]

Letting Go

Letting Go

Well, we are nearing the end of another year. For me, 2016 has been filled with some amazing highs and some mind boggling lows.  However, the highs outweigh the lows.  It’s a good time for me to do a year-end review and decide how I want to enter 2017.  My desire is 2017 be one of […]

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion (Part 2)

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion (Part 2)

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion (Part 2) In this blog I’d like to discuss the benefits of practicing mindfulness. But first, let’s recap a few key points in Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Part 1 blog. Mindfulness is simply intentionally paying attention in the present moment without judgment. It is maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our feelings, surrounding environment, […]

Start Living Your Happily Ever After

Start Living Your Happily Ever After

Start Living Your Happily Ever After How many times do we hear the phrase, “life is too short?” It’s usually associated with some tragic event such as death and or a terminal illness like cancer. I used to think we take life for granted but we are really living life in a sleep walking state […]