What is self-compassion?

Day 214 of #LiveWell2017 Recently, I had a conversation with someone about self-compassion, and then I came across this article on the Stanford Medical blog that discusses self-compassion as strategy to reduce burnout when being a caregiver for others. A very good friend of mine is a champion for self-care. She taught me not only … Continue reading What is self-compassion?

Eat plants and move a lot to #LiveWell

Day 111 of #LiveWell2017 I was sitting at my parents' kitchen table recently when my big brother asked, "How is it that you stay so thin"? We figured I got my dad's skinny genes - after all, dad is 87 and still tall and lanky. I'm not as thin as I used to be. Age has … Continue reading Eat plants and move a lot to #LiveWell

Five ways to be kind to yourself

Day 39 of #LiveWell2017 “Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.” - Henry James For the next seven days, I'm going to focus on kindness...and today we're going to start with how to be kind to yourself. Why? … Continue reading Five ways to be kind to yourself