self-compassion

Posts on how to comfort yourself in difficult times.

How to Make a Mistake and Not Freak Out

Making mistakes is a normal part of life. We all do it. No matter how careful or mindful we try to be, we mess up. We forget, we space out, we lash out. We make mistakes. It’s totally human. Yet many of us are incredibly critical when we make mistakes. …

Gamechanger: “Self-Compassion” by Kristin Neff

Three years ago, I heard the term “self-compassion” for the first time, and I thought it sounded slightly ridiculous and overly fluffy. I quickly dismissed it and went about my business. But then, a client mentioned the book in session, and I gave it a shot. And my life, personally …