Grace after Meals…….by John ODonohue

Grace after Meals…….by John ODonohue

We end this meal with grace. For the joy and nourishment of food, the slowed time away from the world to come into presence with each other and sense the subtle lives behind our faces, the different colors of our voices, the edges of hungers we keep private, the...

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...