Self-Image: Me vs. my Body

I am an exceptionally modest person. And I could never figure out where that Came from. I wasn't really that much when I was younger to the point I became. There are the usual woman's body image issues but mine have generally been rather healthy no matter my weight really. But I won't wear shorts. … Continue reading Self-Image: Me vs. my Body

Chronic pain and self-compassion

I have talked about our need for self-compassion from time to time and how I had basically none for years. You can't have compassion when you have no self-worth and feel utterly and fundamentally worthless. Which is why I needed to cultivate it. According to a new paper in the Journal of Clinical Psychology one particularly promising way that … Continue reading Chronic pain and self-compassion