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Savoring Simple Pleasures Every Day

An important part of taking compassionate care of ourselves is to focus on simple pleasures. Which totally depends on you. That is, you get to decide what a simple pleasure looks like. Savoring simple pleasures is especially helpful when there's a lot going on in our lives---deadlines to meet, hard work to accomplish, errands to run. Making...
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Dear Girl Who Hates Her Body

Dear Girl Who Hates Her Body,

You look at your body in the mirror and grimace. Ugh. It still looks like crap. You touch your body in disgust. You spend hours in your closet trying on every piece of clothing you own. And still nothing fits. Nothing looks good. Everything is wrong. You feel wrong.

You wake up at 5 when the world is still dark and drag yourself...
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More Mantras That Might Resonate With You

This week we talked about creating mantras that we need. Today, I'm sharing other examples of mantras. Mantras can come in all shapes and sizes. They can be a single word or a single sentence. They can speak to all sorts of subjects. Again, it depends on what you need---whatever brings you comfort and calm, whatever inspires you, whatever serves as a powerful reminder.

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