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Putting On Your Own Oxygen Mask First

Putting On Your Own Oxygen Mask First

I am currently in the process of reading Kristen Neff's book Self Compassion and just came across, seemingly for the millionth time, the reference to "putting on your own oxygen mask first." In case you haven't heard this frequently used in-flight instruction...

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The Power and Pain of Vulnerability

The Power and Pain of Vulnerability

    In my psychotherapy practice, I often hear clients express their deepest longings and fears: "I'm afraid that I am incapable of creating meaningful connections in my life. I don't want to have to say what I really feel." "I'm afraid if I try to express my true...

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The Holidays, Family, and Spiritual Growth

I just discovered Sally Kempton, former journalist turned meditation teacher, via Facebook (of all places!) thanks to a friend from graduate school, who shared the following article "Your Roots Are Showing." It's holiday time, and with holidays, for most of us, comes...

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With the demands of domestic life we may lament our lack of time for formal spiritual practice. Let’s not forget, though, family life, if we exploit it, is spiritual practice of the most valuable kind – Sarah Napthali

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