Core Values

Core Values

“If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, and ask me what I think is keeping me from living fully for the things I want to live for” Thomas...
Protective Self-Compassion Break

Protective Self-Compassion Break

Sometimes the most compassionate thing we can do for ourselves is soften our hearts and treat ourselves with the same tender care we would offer to a friend who was suffering.  At other times, self-compassion may require us to be fierce or protective.  This practice...
MSC Practice:  Self-Compassion in Daily Life

MSC Practice: Self-Compassion in Daily Life

While we are learning many new ways to cultivate self-compassion, it is helpful to remember the different ways we may already be practising some form of self-care on a regular basis.   Think about how you already care for yourself in each of the following areas:...
MSC Practice:  Soles of the Feet

MSC Practice: Soles of the Feet

This is an effective way to anchor your awareness in the present moment, in body sensation, especially when you’re upset and can’t calm yourself down. • Stand up and feel the soles of your feet on the floor. Rock forward and back a little, and side to side. Make...