Archives for May, 2011

Shannon Cutts

Self Compassion in Mentoring


Recently my mentor sent me an interesting article called Self Compassion: The Most Important Life Skill?

Of course I had to read it right away.

This urgency comes from the fact that I have quite literally lost count over the last few months of the number of folks who have responded to some random...
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Recovery

Party in My Head


When I first heard about the APA's (American Psychological Association) Mental Health Blog Party, I thought, "Wha?!?"

A blog party. That part was confusing enough.

About mental health?

And I thought there was bickering in my head about meanings before.

So.

A Mental. Health. Blog. PARTY.

I decided I had to check this out.

I learned that apparently, some folks still don't feel comfortable discussing mental health.

I...
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Celebrity Mentors

Acting as if


There is an often-quoted Twelve Step principle that I have not paid much attention recently.

Recently, while reading a book my own mentor recommended to me (Marianne Williamson's "A Return to Love") I stumbled across it again (my mentor's a subtle gal, let me tell you!)

"Acting as if."

As Marianne explains it,...
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