Practicing for Self-Compassion

In the previous blog I talked about self-compassion, what it is and why it’s so important.  If self-compassion isn’t something you regularly do or know how to do, then keep reading because in this blog I will give you some tips on how to practice self-compassion and make it apart of your life. Forgiveness; Do

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What is self-compassion and why is it such a hard thing to do?

The concept of self-compassion sounds easy enough, but for some people it’s difficult to do.  Most people have heard of the saying “you are your own worst critique” meaning it’s easier to find a minute mistake in our achievements, career, study, relationships, appearance, body image or financial status rather than compliment ourselves for an achievement. 

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Neuroplasticity and overcoming the effects of childhood trauma with mindfulness…

According to the National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence, 60% of adults have experienced trauma in their childhood. Experiencing childhood trauma affects people emotionally and the long-term effects can develop into disorders such as; depression, anxiety, suicidal behaviours, Post-traumatic stress disorder, anti-social behaviour, Borderline personality and dissociative disorders.   However, experiencing childhood trauma

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Beat bullying in the workplace…

Bullying is a common occurrence in the workplace and can lead to mental health concerns, stress, and low productivity at work.  It’s important to take appropriate steps to handle bullying at work to support your well-being. What is bullying. Workplace bullying is verbal, physical, social or psychological abuse by your employer (or manager), another person

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Breaking Bad Habits

There is a saying “good habits are hard to develop but easy to live with, bad habits are easy to develop but are hard to live with”.  We all have habits that we could live without, but we continue with the bad habit because breaking a habit can be challenging, especially if you don’t approach

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Men and depression

Men and depression; why it’s okay to talk about it. Men with depression is an important topic to discuss because some men are reluctant to talk about it, recognise they have depression or seek help.  This unwillingness to talk about depression is sometimes because men believe depression is a sign of weakness, feeling sad, down

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