What Does It Mean to Parent with Compassion?

We need compassion Parenting with compassion is a gentle way we can relate to ourselves, especially when we’re struggling with the demands of parenting. It makes such a difference to go through life with a kind friend on the inside rather than a critic who is telling us how we’re messing up. Imagine what it […]

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Does Being Kind to Myself Mean I Can Do Whatever I Want?

Does Being Kind to Myself = Do Whatever I Want? It’s been almost a year and a half since my book; Give Yourself a Break: Turning Your Inner Critic into a Compassionate Friend was released. It has been a joy to share with others through my blog, speaking, videos and social media how helpful and […]

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Compassionate Friend or Inner Critic?

Compassionate Friend or Inner Critic www.kimfredrickson.com

Imagine what your life would be like if you related to yourself as a compassionate friend rather than as harsh bully. What would it be like if you were your own best friend during difficult times? What if next time you messed up, you decided to learn from it rather than beat yourself up? Honestly, […]

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Isn’t Self-Compassion Selfish?

  I’ve been getting lots of great input with the speaking and radio interviews I’ve been doing since my book about self-compassion came out in July. One of the questions I heard a few times was Isn’t Self-Compassion Selfish? This is part 2 in the series of posts I’m covering on Biblical Questions about Self-Compassion. […]

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Is Self-Compassion Biblical?

I’ve had the privilege of doing lots of radio interviews after the release of my book two months ago: Give Yourself a Break: Turning Your Inner Critic into a Compassionate Friend. During the course of these interviews and talking with lots of people I’ve answered lots of questions, including Is Self-Compassion Biblical? I’ve decided to […]

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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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