About face

About face

Learning to appreciate ourselves for our flaws as well as our strengths is a hallmark of self-compassion. Of course being self-compassionate can be extremely challenging as our inner critics are vocal, persistent and, too often, cruel. Courtesy of Upworthy comes a video that demonstrates our common incapacity for honest and kind self-assessment; a forensic artist sketches people based on their [...]

April 17, 2013 at 10:55 am 0 comments

Kristin Neff Ph. D.: on Self-Compassion

Kristin Neff Ph. D.: on Self-Compassion

Hold on, there really is no use in beating yourself up? Not according to the erudite and effervescent Kristin Neff, PhD who chronicles the reverse psychology in her best-selling book, Self-Compassion.

September 22, 2011 at 3:26 pm 5 comments