Befriend Your Flaws!

  I don’t know about you, but I had plenty of opportunities to experience my flaws over the last few weeks. I won’t share all of them, but here’s my most public one… We usually send about 100 Christmas cards every other year. I didn’t get to them last year with all my health upheavals, […]

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Take a Risk!

  Last week I shared a post called “Seize the Moment.” I had just gotten back from a 4-day trip to Austin TX celebrating our son’s graduation with a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Texas, Austin. This experience reminded me of how short life is, and how important it is to seize the […]

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Seize the Moment!!!

  I recently returned from a Seize the Moment experience on a 4-day trip to Austin TX. Our family and extended family congregated in Austin to celebrate our son getting his PhD in Physics from the University of Texas, Austin (Go Longhorns)! It was a wonderful celebration and we are so proud of our son […]

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Yikes, The Holidays are Coming!

  It’s November, and it is not unusual to feel, “Yikes, the Holidays are Coming!” If you’re feeling this, you’re normal. Me too! It makes so much sense to be nervous. While the Holidays are wonderful, full of promise and hope for many, they also carry extra work, pressure, expectations, and even mixed feelings. It […]

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Do What You Can

  Do What You Can It’s been a couple of weeks since I posted because I’ve had a lot going on and I told myself, “Do What You Can.” You know what that’s like, right? You’ve got plans, and stuff to do, but then unexpected things happen and what you hoped for doesn’t occur.   […]

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Isn’t Self-Compassion Feeling Sorry For Yourself?

  I’ve been asked a few times, “Isn’t Self-Compassion just feeling sorry for yourself?” Some people think that self-compassion equals looking at oneself with pity. For some, pity is a negative word. They see it as looking at oneself as a pathetic and sorry excuse for a person. That isn’t self-compassion; it is self-disdain. Self-compassion […]

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Self-Compassion from Singapore!

Hello Everyone…today I have the pleasure of sharing a post from my new dear friend, Shuyi who lives in Singapore Shuyi gave me permission to share her post of how God led her to my book, and the impact self-compassion has had on her. I am blown away by her post, and will share some […]

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You Have NOW!!!

  I wanted to remind you today that no matter what you have going on in your life, You Have Now!!! I’ve been busy speaking and doing radio interviews the last two weeks, related to the release of my book, Give Yourself a Break: Turning Your Inner Critic into a Compassionate Friend. I recently gave […]

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Self-Compassion Shows Strength Not Weakness

  Self-Compassion Shows Strength! Hello Friends! I’m privileged to share a post with you, Self-Compassion Shows Strength Not Weakness featured on Leslie Vernick’s blog today. Leslie, the author of The Emotionally Destructive Marriage, interviewed me about the importance self-compassion, and I am delighted to share that interview below. Please share with anyone that could benefit. […]

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Here’s the Latest!

Upcoming Opportunities to Learn about Self-Compassion! Hi There…Here’s the latest on what’s happening related to my book coming out very soon. The official release date of my new book, Give Yourself a Break: Turning Your Inner Critic into a Compassionate Friend, is 7/7/15. There are all kinds of things happening I wanted to let you […]

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