Determining Your Core Values – Core Values Part 1

This is part 1 of a series of posts that will be focusing on core values. Core values are the fundamental beliefs that a person holds. These guiding principals dictate behaviour and help someone determine between right and wrong. Core values are what you as a person stand for. When you’re aware of what you…Read more »

Self-compassion exercise #3

By now hopefully you have tried self-compassion exercise #1 and self-compassion exercise #2. If so, now is a great time to reflect on those experiences. What was it like showing yourself compassion? How did it make you feel? What emotions did it elicit? Below is a writing exercise for our third self-compassion activity. Firstly, we…Read more »

Self-Compassion Exercise #2

This is the second self-compassion exercise in my “build your self-compassion” mini series. If you didn’t catch the first one, you can find it here. Exercise #2 is below! SELF COMPASSION BREAK Think of a situation in your life right now that is causing you stress. Focus your mind on the event. Notice if you…Read more »

Self-Compassion Exercise #1

Lately, I have been focusing heavily on self-compassion with my clients. I have found that self-compassion plays a key role in mental health and wellbeing and can impact on someone’s ability to cope with any stress they may face in their life. I’ve observed that people who show themselves compassion are more resilient and able to face and…Read more »