How low expectations get me through the holidays
Taking care of yourself | Strategizing for success

How low expectations get me through the holidays

I don’t know about you, but I tend to feel a bit depressed around the holidays. I definitely know that a big part of it is how strongly I associate this time of year with my father’s death. I’ve got a long history with depression and have learned that I tend to mentally string together…

Mindful self-compassion
Strategizing for success | Taking care of yourself

Mindful self-compassion

Most people have regrets over choices made(or not made), and many people wish their lives were in some way different.  Mindful self-compassion is the practice of being self-aware in the moment and practicing kindness and empathy to yourself while you are there. What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is the ability to live in the moment –…