I recently updated the compassion entry in the glossary section of the website—nothing fancy—but I realized it needed some attention. Read more ›
Sometimes the most everyday things can provide something to explore and/or something in which to take refuge.
This phrase came to my mind last evening after observing Whiskers and Noelle interacting with a cardboard box.
Self-compassion is approaching ourselves, our inner experience with spaciousness, with the quality of allowing which has a quality of gentleness. Instead of our usual tendency to want to get over something, to fix it, to make it go away, the path of compassion is totally different. Compassion allows. —Robert Gonzales
One of the things in life that is pretty much a guarantee for humans is that we will have thoughts, lots and lots and lots of thoughts. The reality is that our minds are thought generating machines. An important question for all of us is what will be our relationship to our thoughts? What are helpful and unhelpful ways to live with and navigate our endless streams of thoughts? More →