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Compassion

Compassion

Appearing compassionate can seem soft, encouraging weakness. But real compassion requires an ability to see past immediate pain to what is best for the person as a whole.

To learn more about this, check out my article, Can You Be Too Compassionate?


Self-Criticism, A False Friend

Self-Criticism, A False Friend

Self-criticism may motivate you to pursue success, but at what cost? People sometimes use self-criticism to drive themselves to succeed. While this can produce outward success, it can also lead to great unhappiness. There is another, better way.

To learn more about this, check out my article, Self-Criticism: A False Friend.


How to Weather Life’s Emotional Times

How to Weather Life’s Emotional Times

Strong emotions can leave you feeling helplessly tossed about. Before giving up all hope of grounding yourself, try this counter-intuitive approach: accept and observe them.

To learn more about this, check out my article: How to Weather Life's Emotional Times.


Alone No More: How to Fill the Emptiness in Your Heart

Alone No More: How to Fill the Emptiness in Your Heart

Feeling alone in the world is incredibly painful. Though this is not an easy problem to solve, there is a way forward – a way to connect with others.

To learn more about this, check out my article: Alone No More.


Finding the Motivation to Change

Finding the Motivation to Change

When you feel stuck in negativity or being unable to make personal changes, you can learn to move forward and succeed through developing compassionate self-awareness.

To learn more about this topic, check out my article: Finding the Motivation to Change.


How to Shrink Your Fears

How to Shrink Your Fears

Facing your fears frees you to succeed in life.

To learn more about this topic, check out my article: How to Shrink Your Fears Down to Size.


Getting Through Bad Days

Getting Through Bad Days

Everyone has bad days… you know, when nothing seems to go right from the moment you roll out of bed. But you can help yourself with a little perspective.

To learn more about this topic, check out my article: Having a Bad Day? How To Get Through It.


The Good Life

The Good Life

Nurture a sense of awe and appreciation in your life.

To learn more about this topic, check out my article: Pause, Observe, and Absorb the Positives.


Self-Bullying

Self-Bullying

Excerpts from a talk that Dr. Becker-Phelps gives on self-bullying.


Compassionate Self-Awareness

Compassionate Self-Awareness

Dr. Becker-Phelps discusses her concept of Compassionate Self-Awareness and how it can help people make personal change in all aspects of their lives.

To learn more about this concept, check out my articles on the topic. Some of them are:

It Takes Courage To Face Down Your Dark Side

Generating Self-Esteem, Positive Thinking, and Other Improvements

Getting Advice: Here’s How to Make It Work

Compassionate Self-Awareness: A New Concept

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