the mindful path to self-compassion – CHRISTOPHER K. GERMER

When we’re caught up in our pain, we also go to war against ourselves. The body protects itself against danger through fight, flight, or freeze (staying frozen in place), but when we’re challenged emotionally, these reactions become an unholy trinity of self-criticism, self-isolation, and self-absorption. A healing alternative is to cultivate a new relationship toContinue reading “the mindful path to self-compassion – CHRISTOPHER K. GERMER”

Until you make peace with yourself and your current condition, you’re powerless to change.

Until you make peace with yourself and your current condition, you’re powerless to change. Until you say yes to what your life experience is right now, you’ll continually find yourself in a state of conflict, wanting things to be different. How can you be in harmony if you’re at war within, hurting yourself with yourContinue reading “Until you make peace with yourself and your current condition, you’re powerless to change.”

Stepping into the unknown by Oprah Winfrey

I wish I could tell you I know the path forward, I don’t. There is so much uncertainty. In truth, there always has been. What I do know is that the same guts and imagination that got you to this moment, all those things are the very things that are going to sustain you throughContinue reading “Stepping into the unknown by Oprah Winfrey”