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.
1. When you’re feeling overwhelmed, you are. There is nothing left to do than to rest. To let the mind rest you need to unwind the mind. Dopamine needs to go down. 2. Don’t go looking for yourself, you are already here. I know it may be so tempting to search from (some) answers … Continue reading 8 things I’ve learned from my mental illness.
Hello dear readers of my blog. Today is almost the very last day of 2019 and we are ready (or not) to jump into a new decade. 2020. First of all I wish you all the very best for the New Year and of course a lot of blogging fun! Secondly, on a … Continue reading ‘Hangxiety’ or how NOT to start 2020!
As it is Christmas Eve but very more important the birthday of my beloved Pierre, I’m posting something that can interest him too. Today’s subject is the Chinese concept of Wu Wei; ‘doing nothing’ or non-doing. Sounds so easy no? Just non-do. The concept of Wu Wei is key to the noblest … Continue reading Wu Wei or doing nothing.