Posts Tagged ‘self compassion’

Loving Kindness, Compassion and “Self-Compassion”

February conjures up all kinds of conceptual ideas about Valentine’s Day. These come from our own personal history with this holiday, our expectations of what we hope it will be, and from the media blitz professing what it should be. The day is dedicated to love and we are encouraged to put our money where…[ Read the full article ]

Self-Compassion versus Self-Esteem

Back in the late 80’s we started hearing more and more about building self-esteem. We had a movement from then on that was about building self-esteem.  The goal was to promote stable mental health and help people feel better about themselves.  Self-esteem involves a global judgement about ourselves. It often means we have to “be…[ Read the full article ]