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Posts tagged with “Compassion”

Sad Girl

Falling Apart At Inconvenient Times: Why There Is No Shame In Public Pain

“The major block to compassion is the judgment in our minds. Judgment is the mind’s primary tool of separation.” ~David R. Hamilton

On the evening of October 28, 2014, the phone rang. When I heard my stepmother’s voice, immediately, I …

My mission in life

My Mission in Life

Source: Women’s Health

Angry Fingers

What to Do When You Love Someone Who Hurts You

“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~Pema Chödrön

There is a person in my life who I love with all my heart, but in this relationship I struggle to keep a full …

Couple Hugging

Why Advice Doesn’t Help When We’re Hurting (and What Does)

“Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we’re listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.” ~Karl A. Menninger

I remember …

Parents

How to Stop Blaming Your Parents for Messing Up Your Life

“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals.” ~Pema Chodron

I was nineteen when it happened.

Legally an adult, but in no way equipped with what I was expected to deal with.…

Angry Egg

Dealing with “Haters”: How to Rise Above the Negative

“The final proof of greatness lies in being about to endure criticism without resentment.” ~Elbert Hubbard

A splash of tequila to the unsuspecting open eyes is a brutal way to learn that someone has a problem with you.

My brother’s …

You're more than your mistakes

You’re More Than Your Mistakes

Source: NotSalmon.com

Taken during one of my favorite days ever. My wife and I on our anniversary went whale watching among the San Juan islands off the coast of Washington. On the trip back to port there was a fantastic, unbelievable sunset. The kind where you almost don't appreciate it because you're taking so many pictures. Well, I realized this and put my camera down... and picked it right back up again. I think anything but a crop like this detracts.

Hurt People Hurt People

Use Your Voice for Kindness

Use Your Voice for Kindness

Source: LiveLifeHappy.com

25 Ideas to Create a Little Magic

25 Powerful Acts of Love and Kindness

The holiday season has the potential to bring out the best in us. Though the days get shorter and colder, somehow our hearts get bigger and warmer.

Maybe it’s the thoughtfulness handwritten on Christmas cards, maybe it’s the focus on …

Holiday Love Challenge #24

Holiday Love Challenge #24: Thank Someone for an Intangible Gift

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Woman with heart hands

What Are You Practicing—Self-Judgment or Self-Compassion?

“You are what you practice most.” ~Richard Carlson

“What are you practicing?” she asked in a gentle, lilting voice.

The entire class was in triangle pose, and at that moment I was comparing my triangle to the young woman’s right …

Holiday Love Challenge #16

Holiday Love Challenge #16: Be a Voice of Compassion

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Woman Making Love Symbol

How Curiosity Can Help Us Be Kinder and Less Judgmental

“Curiosity will conquer fear more than bravery ever will.” ~James Stephens

Earlier this year I wrote a pretty honest and open article about how I was trying to be less judgmental.

As with anything new, there’s a learning curve. Letting …

Remorseful Woman

5 Reasons We All Deserve Forgiveness

“To forgive is somehow associated with saying that it is all right, that we accept the evil deed. But this is not forgiveness. Forgiveness means that you fill yourself with love and you radiate that love outward and refuse to

Thinking Brain

4 Mistakes That Are Built into Your Brain

“Cognitive bias is the biggest self-imposed obstacle to progress, not only for oneself but in the end, for all mankind.” ~Unknown

On a beautiful Pittsburgh morning in 1995, McArthur Wheeler decided to rob a bank. Not just one bank, but …

Hurt People Hurt People

Love Challenge #47: Hurt People Hurt People

Sometimes the most difficult people are in the most pain.

(This challenge comes from the upcoming book Tiny Buddha’s 365 Tiny Love Challenges. Pre-order before October 6th and get $300+ in free bonus gifts!)

No Act of Kindness Is Wasted

A Tiny Act of Kindness Can Help Someone in a Big Way

I started working in the food industry when I was just twelve years old.

I couldn’t drive, stay out past 11:00pm, or do algebra, but I could easily fill a bag with bagels at a business owned by a close …

Doing Their Best Challenge

Love Challenge #99: Responding to Other People’s Mistakes

How do you respond when a child makes a mistake? Do you respond differently when it’s an adult?

(This challenge comes from the upcoming book Tiny Buddha’s 365 Tiny Love Challenges. Pre-order before October 6th and get $300+ in

Depressed Woman

Forgiving Abusive Parents and Setting Ourselves Free

TRIGGER WARNING: This post deals with an account of physical abuse and may be triggering to some people. 

“Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted

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