self-compassion

Posts on how to comfort yourself in difficult times.

Why Being Bad is Good

It was the last place I ever expected to have a psychological breakthrough.  Yet, there I was, hunkered down in a basement pinball bar, having a major a-ha moment.  And this breakthrough was too good to keep to myself.  So if life feels hard, if you’re discouraged, or if you’re …

3 Things to Stop Saying in 2019

Remember that poster your elementary school teacher had in her classroom?  “Be kind, words matter.”  Turns out, your elementary school teacher was on to something.  Words do matter.  And not just the words you use with others.  The words you use with yourself are just as important.  They have the …