Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety, Self-compassion

The Ideal Soil for Growing Your Ideal Self

Many of us pick up the message along the way that if we want to be better people or if we want to improve ourselves, we must be really hard on ourselves. We learn to criticize and berate our every shortcoming. As a result, many of us get locked into a cycle of bullying ourselves,… Continue reading The Ideal Soil for Growing Your Ideal Self

Politics and Love, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

Love: The Place We Must Start

For most of my life I have been motivated by the question, "How can I be better?" While I may have had some good motivation behind this question at times, in general I think it has generally done more harm than good in my life. So recently, I have learned to ask myself a much… Continue reading Love: The Place We Must Start