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Self-Compassion as Part of Self-Care


Emotionally sensitive people are often among the most compassionate people you meet. They are compassionate with people they know, strangers, animals, and more, but they often struggle to be compassionate with themselves. They may even resist the idea that showing compassion to themselves is a desirable goal. Is self-compassion an indulgence? Does it need to be "deserved?"

Taking care of your physical health is important for your health. You may feel proud when you eat nutritious food...
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Child Anxiety

4 Steps to Help Your Child Defeat Procrastination (Illustrated)


“I'll clean my room tomorrow!”

“It's not due until next week!”

“I'll do my chores later!”

They insist. They persuade. They don’t act.

Watching your kids go through the self-destructive process of procrastination can be extremely painful. Your options are to either do nothing, watching the whole, all-to-familiar scenario unfold, help out, by doing some or all of the work for them, or play the “parent card” and make them do it, causing stress and bad feelings.

But none of these...
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Child Anxiety

A Mindful Minute: A Dose of Loving-Kindness to Reduce Stress (And Much More)

What is it?


Loving-kindness is a meditation focused on nurturing compassion, kindness, goodwill, and love for oneself and others. While the loving-kindness meditation or LKM originates in Buddhist traditions, it's now practiced widely across cultures and is the focus of extensive research by social scientists.

Why is it good?


LKM has the remarkable ability to improve well-being by changing the brain, heart, and one's perspective on life. Check out some of these unbelievable findings:

Research shows LKM improves...
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