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Getting To Grips With Forgiveness

Getting To Grips With Forgiveness When you have self-esteem issues, you can be sure that there are also forgiveness issues and most of them centre around forgiving you. When you have a pretty rocky relationship with yourself and find it difficult to move past hurt,...

The Components of Empathy

The Components of Empathy Empathy is a really important part of understanding yourself, understanding others as distinct individual entities that are separate from you with their own minds, limbs, motivations and intentions, and also for interacting and engaging with...

Make Your Own Esteem Jar

Make Your Own Esteem Jar I was surfing around on Pinterest and spotted this Happiness Jar. Basically, you scribble a note of gratitude each day and put it in the jar. It's a way of connecting with your present and counting your blessings. Also, actually, if you have a...

Getting To Grips With Empathy

Getting To Grips With Empathy Following on from my class on the components of empathy, I wanted to add some tips for practicing empathy: Listen first without judgement. If you’re truly empathising, you’re not going to judge them or you. This may simply...

Taming That Inner Critic: Practising Empathy & Self-Compassion

Taming That Inner Critic: Practising Empathy & Self-Compassion A good way to practice empathy is to take a situation that may have caused you pain or to be confused before, and see if by using the components of empathy, you can learn something new about the...

Exercise: Letters to yourself

Exercise: Letters to yourself If you’ve already read my eBook The Dreamer and the Fantasy Relationship, you may already be familiar with the concept of writing a letter to yourself, which is another way of using writing as a therapeutic tool to process your...