by Wendy Strgar January 26, 2013
Discover a healthy and inspiring new way to view yourself and your life through Kristin Neff’s groundbreaking research on self compassion. Find a new stability with your sense of self by making small but significant shifts in how you think about self esteem and the courage to care for yourself when facing challenging times. Learning to offer compassion to yourself is one of the ground breaking research developments in the positivity science field which allows us to become our best selves and nurture health sustainable relationships. Don’t miss this life changing view of where love begins…in our own hearts.
Kristin Neff, Ph.D is Associate Professor at University of Texas at Austin. She is a pioneer who first established self compassion as a field of study in the last decade with empirical research. She lectures internationally and has developed an 8-week program to teach self-compassion skills. The program, co-created with her colleague Chris Germer at Harvard University, is called Mindful Self-Compassion. Her book titled “Self-Compassion” was published by William Morrow in April, 2011.
Kristin was recently featured in the best-selling book and award-winning documentary called The Horse Boy – www.horseboymovie.com – which chronicles her family’s adventure with autism.
by Wendy Strgar March 21, 2019
Usually by the time we “spring forward,” most of us have long forgotten our New Year’s resolutions and not because we don’t want to change, but because the big sweeping ones we plan for after our third glass of champagne are so hard to get our hands around in the day to day. While the desire for change is earnest, what most of us miss is that real change is found in the small steps that we do consistently.
by Wendy Strgar February 21, 2019
Our sense of smell is ancient and the source of our most powerful emotional memories. It is also the primal sensory pathway to sexual attraction. And yet, we often give little attention to all that our sense of smell can evoke, in part because we have so little vocabulary for scent. Often we're limited to “it smells like…” and delineated only between pleasant and unpleasant.