What is self-compassion? Self-compassion is not very different of feeling compassion towards others. Dr Kristin Neff  describes its components. 1. Recognizing suffering. First you need to recognize suffering. This first step is quite difficult for me as I was raised to ‘work through it’ and to ‘keep my chin up’. The question I … Continue reading What is self-compassion?
As you all know by now I do like dogs. I adore them and wanted one for a long long time. As my life takes some interesting turns, I’ll finally get the opportunity to get one. Why a rescue dog? Because I can’t get behind breeding dogs for pure fun or profits while so many … Continue reading How I found my dream … dog.
Now the Corona virus is travelling around the world, it also reached my country. Maybe it is wandering the streets of the old city town like I did today. As you all know by now the virus was first noticed in China and it hopped gracefully to Italy. When it was all set … Continue reading Oh Corona, what are you doing to us?
Hello nice people who read my blog all about mental health and - you know - the more serious things in life. What I like, no love, next to psychology and cooking, is music. I used to collect good covers (what I considered good of course). I like to hear how artists are able … Continue reading I love me a good cover.
Lately I had the great idea to paint* Pierre's house before I move in. I want to make the house into our home. With Valentine presenting itself, we decided that today would be the perfect official start of our journey living together. I wish you all a very happy Valentine, whether you celebrate … Continue reading Valentine!