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tag: self-compassion

What Makes a Person Compassionate?

Compassion, both for ourselves and for others, is a key component of maintaining well-being as we age. A new study has uncovered which elements play a significant role in developing this deep sense of…

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How Returning a Rescue Dog Made Me Re-Think Who I Am

I was blown away by the incredible, inspiring, and compassionate responses after writing a post about returning our dog, Rocky Blue, to his rescue group. After six months and with a baby on the way, w…

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Beautiful Urge

“In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.” -Christopher Morley Beauty is one of the essential graces of living a human life on earth. Beauty is around…

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Staying With Yourself

“The finest thing in the world is knowing how to belong to oneself.” -Michel de Montaigne I am convinced that the most significant and meaningful change we can make within all of our relationships …

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Keeping New Year’s Resolutions – 4 Heart Power Tips

A lot of people make resolutions about aspects of themselves they hope to change and improve for the upcoming year. The most common ones are:  spending more time with family and friends; getting mo…

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Give Yourself Some Compassion

This is a moment of suffering / Suffering is part of life / May I be kind to myself in this moment / May I give myself the compassion I need. This is a mantra that Kristin Neff, author of Self-Comp…

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