Certified!

Certified!

My Self-Compassion Journey Six years ago I found myself at a week long training in Mindful Self-Compassion on Whidbey Island, Washington and the trajectory of my life changed. The practices resonated deeply and challenged my inner self-critic that had been running the...
Caring for Your Soul

Caring for Your Soul

“You have the need and the right to spend part of your life caring for your soul. It is not easy. You have to resist the demands of the work-oriented, often defensive, element in your psyche that measures life only in terms of output — how much you produce...

The Donut-Candy Study

Researchers asked two groups of college women to eat donuts. One group was then given a minor self-compassion intervention like this – “I hope you won’t be hard on yourself [for eating the donut]. Everyone eats unhealthily sometimes, and everyone in this...