Our Many Selves

In Fun Stuff, Helpful Stuff, Self-Compassion by christine

Our Many Selves Have you ever considered that you have many parts to your personality?     (*and no, I am not referring to dissociative identity disorder (once called “multiple personality …

Psycho-hygiene

In Helpful Stuff, Self-Compassion by christine

Psycho-Hygiene Hygiene is defined as the many practices that foster and maintain optimal health.  People commonly use the term hygiene in relation to personal grooming, dental, or food practices.  Psycho-hygiene …

The Bandaged Place

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The Bandaged Place Don’t turn away.  Keep your gaze on the bandaged place.  That’s where the light enters you.  ~Rumi The poet Rumi suggested that there is a correlation between …

PERFECTIONISM

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PERFECTIONISM The concept of perfectionism is a tricky one, and one best viewed on a continuum.  I have moved up and down on that continuum – from maladaptive perfectionism to …

Lateral Violence

In Community, Self-Compassion by christine1 Comment

Lateral Violence I had lived for a very long time completely unaware of the term “Lateral Violence” (LV) and what it entails. It is sadly prevalent in many environments, such …