Self-compassion or Self-criticism?

Self-compassion or Self-criticism?

“Why is self-compassion a more effective motivator than self-criticism? Because its driving force is love, not fear.” – Kristin Neff – A while ago, my friend Sandra sent me a video on self-compassion.  Although I meant to watch it, I completely...
Are you at the Stage of naming your plants?

Are you at the Stage of naming your plants?

“Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience” – John Kabat Zinn – In these last two weeks, I’ve felt very connected, which seems funny when I’m home all day long!  I’ve taken advantage of video catchups via zoom which includes...
Don’t think about a white bear!

Don’t think about a white bear!

“The mind is everything.What you think, you become” – Buddha – Last Saturday I started my journal community session by asking everyone to not think about a white bear.  If you haven’t already, try it for the next 10 seconds… I then shared a memory...
Finding Calm in the Chaos

Finding Calm in the Chaos

Do you have your own business, work in a business or are in the business of caring for young and fast growing humans (or are you juggling all three)?  When you’re busy and stressed or stressed and busy, finding time for yourself in the middle of it all can be a...