Lot of current research is pointing to the benefits of self-compassion. Is that different than self-esteem? According to Dr. Kristin Neff, there is a BIG difference, and here is why we need self-compassion
No, I’m not stuttering!
Kathryn Schulz is an American journalist, author and the 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner for Feature Writing. In this TED talk, she tells us why we should not regret regret.
Forgiveness of self and of others is key to freeing ourselves from negative emotions that are often rooted in the past. When we “re-play” stories of people or events that hurt us, we continue to injure ourselves.
Watch this video by Dr. Jack Kornfield, on “What Forgiveness Means”
Dr Kristin Neff is one of the world’s foremost leaders in research into self-compassion. In this free, three-part video she and Dr. Chris Germer talk about the importance of self-compassion, why we need to love ourselves in order to love others, and some practices to cultivate self-compassion.
This video series is available through Sounds True, and you can access the link HERE.
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Dr. Matt Killingsworth, a neuroscientist from Harvard, tells us why the wandering mind can be a source of unhappiness….and how often it happens! Watch this:
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I just read these, and had to share them with you. They all struck a chord with me – a multiple of “Aha” moments that inspire me to gather up my courage and do the hardest thing of all – be vulnerable.
Current research demonstrates that a regular meditation practice can actually change the structure of your brain, enhancing your ability to experience peace and contentment.
Watch her talk on “Mindfulness meditation and brain change”
A wonderful reminder that we can all be the light, even in a small way. After all, it is the small things that make up our day, and cumulatively, make the biggest difference!
Just wanted to share information regarding a free, four-part series on self-discovery, by Dr. Deepak Chopra. Beginning August 10th, Deepak Chopra will be guiding registrants on a journey of letting go of painful emotions from the past, and help us experience the present in a more joyful and calm way.
Join thousands of people who are interested in exploring new ways of connection, abundance and love.
Here is the link to Deepak Chopra’s Discovery Workshop