Fierce Self-Compassion: A New Book by Kristin Neff

In her very popular first book, self pity, psychologist Kristen Neff, Ph.D., has changed our approach to self-care and how we see our relationship with ourselves. Based on the research, I developed a self-compassion model with three components to learning to be kind to yourself. First, you can consciously choose to see yourself in kindness … Read more

Four Times When You Need to Do Absolutely Nothing (and… the Origin of the New Year’s Day)

About 5,000 years ago, aliens landed and distributed small calendars to everyone who built those statues on Easter Island. They said, “Here,” “Look here.” They pointed to a box with 1 January written on it. “Wow,” said the Easter Islanders. “What? What? What????” “It’s the first day of the year, you idiot. From now on, … Read more

Top speedskater who slipped during trials still headed to Winter Olympics after selfless teammate gave up her spot 

Erin Jackson, the world number one in women’s 500m speed skating, is competing at the Beijing Olympics despite being placed shy of qualifying. And all thanks to a female teammate and an old friend who gave up her place for her. American speed skating teammate Brittany Bowe, 33, decided to give up her place after … Read more

The 7 Main Benefits of Meditation for Students

pin Do you often find yourself feeling overwhelmed by school? Well, you should know that many students feel this every day. Despite their desire to perform well in academics, it seemed that their bodies failed them at some point. They become physically ill, oblivious to attention during class discussions, and anxious about everything. Of course, … Read more

Why You Need Self Discipline and How to Develop It

pin How many times have you been told that you need to be more disciplined? How many times would you have succeeded if you had been more patient and disciplined? Just think of the times when you were in an uncomfortable situation, because you reacted too quickly and without thinking? What does self-discipline mean? Self-discipline … Read more

Amazon delivery driver rescues family from wildfire minutes before their house burned down

A Colorado family is forever indebted to an Amazon delivery driver to save their lives when a devastating wildfire rages across Boulder County last week. The late-season Marshall Fire, which has been called the most catastrophic fire in Colorado history, prompted the evacuation of about 35,000 residents, including the Stanley family. Mary Stanley said she, … Read more

Family Quotes and Sayings for Love and Better Relationships

pin Are you looking for great inspirational family quotes? Here are some beautiful family quotes, collected from various sources. Here you will find family love quotes, short family quotes, as well as funny and cute family quotes. Family is important for all people, even if sometimes there are misunderstandings, quarrels and disagreements. Sometimes, relationships within … Read more