Compassion

Diminish Anxiety Through Acceptance

Our anxieties are almost always due to thoughts about how something in our lives shouldn’t be the way it is. Either you should’t be the way you are, your partner shouldn’t be the way they are or your body, your career or your bank account shouldn’t be the way it is. The moment we believe […]

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The Stress Response

Whenever we feel even the slightest bit threatened, our body enters activation mode, which is the home of our stress response; the fight-or-flight response, activated by the sympathetic system. When this happens, the vagus nerve sends SOS signals to the sympathetic nervous system making our hearts pump harder and faster; activating stress responses in our

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Cultivating Self-Compassion

Cultivating Self-Compassion Jack Cornfield, who is a well-known author and motivational coach, once wrote: “If compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” I couldn’t agree more with this sentence. It is only in recent times that I have started to fully understand the meaning of compassion and to implement it more authentically towards myself

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