Don’t Make These 4 Common Mistakes About Self-Love

Self-love is arguably the most crucial asset to one’s well-being; without loving oneself, one cannot truly love another. To be full of doubt and masked in insecurities is only going to cause one to evaluate why others love them, and in turn, can push away even our closest companions.
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Where is Your Humanity? A Call for Self-Worth, Dignity, and Common Humanity

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle”- Ian Maclaren Try scrolling down your news feed in Facebook and see how quickly you click ‘Like’ on someone’s post. When you do this, you are prioritising between the important posts of your friends and the less important stor
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Active Listening: The Art of Empathetic Conversation

Julian Treasure claims that we are losing our hearing. And he has a point! With personal broadcasting replacing the art of conversation, and silence becoming a scarce resource, we have forgotten how to listen. It is time to focus again and practise the skill of mindful listening. Not
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Develop your Compassion with Loving Kindness Meditation

Loving kindness meditation helps us develop a compassionate attitude towards ourselves and others. This form of meditation, also known as metta, is a Buddhist concept encompassing ideas of non-romantic love, kindness and non-violence. The practice of this meditation involves sending l
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Just be Your Selfie: Self Compassion and Self Worth on Social Media

Growing up, I have seen a dramatic change in how relationships, identities, and social networks operate. Facebook in particular, is now a complex social ecosystem with 1.55 billion active daily users a month who are able to express themselves, keep informed about the news and communic
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18 Heart-Warming Acts of Kindness

Anyone can make a difference. Make a stranger smile with an act of kindness. Even the smallest things can be big things to someone else in need, so do your part to help make the world a kinder place. Here are some examples of acts of kindness that should be noticed and admired. “Be ki
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How to Train Yourself to be More Compassionate

Imagine that you are walking in a street in a cold winter night, you suddenly see a baby lying on a street crying out loud… Do you notice that uneasy feeling inside you, wanting to grab and cuddle the baby? Well, that feeling is compassion. Compassion is described as an emotional resp
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Self-Compassion: Pro’s, Cons, Do’s and Don’ts

Self-compassion has been described as being kind to oneself, especially during suffering, realizing that pain is universal, and the ability to face pain without drama. It is separate from self-esteem, even though they have a lot in common. How does self-compassion relate to positive a
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