Be Kind to Yourself

Be Kind to Yourself

With the arrival of the New Year, the infamous (yet mostly unattainable) resolutions have been circulating through our lives once more. In those first few weeks at the beginning of the year a frenzy of placing unrealistic expectations on ourselves ensues in order to...

The Art of Gentle Confrontation

We feel most alive when we are in relationships with others. It’s how we’re wired – It’s human nature. When we spend time with others (and who doesn’t), we are bound to face some conflict, tension, power struggles, and hurts. So, the next time you feel you...
Empathy vs Sympathy

Empathy vs Sympathy

Dr. Brené Brown, who is super awesome and did an amazing TED talk on vulnerability (which garnered her more notoriety than she was expecting), summed up the difference between sympathy and empathy in a way that is succinct and beautiful and dead. on. accurate. Then,...