Learning to Love Yourself

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Self-compassion or self-love can feel uncomfortable, but you can learn to love yourself with this simple approach. This post contain an affiliate link, which means we may earn a small commission if you make a purchase through our links. There is no added cost for you. How do you love yourself? When I ask people […]

Seeking Self-Forgiveness

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Seeking Self-Forgiveness: How to Forgive Yourself Using Self-Compassion

Seeking Self-Forgiveness: How to Forgive Yourself and Put an End to Self-Criticism Using Self-Compassion. As perfectionists and codependents, we tend to be overly self-critical. Sometimes we make significant mistakes, we hurt others, we screw things up in a big way, and need to apologize and make amends. However, often we’re harsh with ourselves for even […]

Toxic Shame and How to Overcome It

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Healing from Toxic Shame

Toxic shame is a pervasive belief that you’re bad, wrong, unworthy, or inadequate. In this post, you’ll learn to change this belief and start feeling good about yourself. What is toxic shame? Shame is often confused with guilt. Sometimes we use the terms interchangeably, but they mean different things. Guilt is the bad feeling you […]

Increase Happiness with 6 Positive Psychology Hacks

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Increase happiness with positive psychology

Positive Psychology shows us how to increase happiness by focusing on the positives and training our brains to use our strengths. Increase happiness Are you feeling discouraged about your health, your job, or the political climate in our country? Are you worried about a loved one who is struggling? Do you feel stuck in a […]

Overcome Self-Blame

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It's Time to Stop Blaming Yourself for Everything #selfblame #selfcompassion

Stop blaming yourself for everything! Try these self-compassion practices to help you overcome self-blame. Are you quick to blame yourself – even for things you didn’t do or couldn’t control? When things go wrong, is your immediate response “it’s all my fault” or “I shouldn’t have done that”? For many of us, self-blame and criticism […]

9 Practical Ways to Love Yourself

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Practical Ways to Love Yourself and practice self-compassion

This post provides nine practical ways to love yourself. Self-compassion is a powerful tool to treat yourself with loving kindness and reducing negative self-talk or inner critic. Loving yourself may feel different but it doesn’t have to be difficult using these easy strategies to love yourself. Life can be hard. We all screw up sometimes. […]

How to Love Yourself: 22 Simple Ideas

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A woman learning to love herself with self-compassion

People-pleasing is a losing battle. When you focus on self-love and self-compassion rather than trying to get others to love you, you build your self-esteem and break codependent patterns so you can form healthier, happier relationships—with yourself and others. Loving yourself can be one of the hardest, yet most important things you’ll ever do. What […]