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The Power Of Us

Every person on this planet has come face to face with pain and suffering. It is the human condition to experience these things, time after time, in one form or another. As Kate Bowler so eloquently put it, there is no cure for being human. This truth can come with a sense of heartbreak, as […]

common myths about self compassion

Common Myths about self-compassion

What initially comes to your mind when you think of self-compassion? If you’re like most people, you might conjure up an image of weakness or self-indulgence, and you may feel suspicious and threatened by the idea of letting yourself embrace it. Unfortunately, Western culture has traditionally demoted self-compassion as a dishonourable trait. Many theories behind […]