SELF-CARE AND MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY

Brené Brown

Brené Brown makes a powerful case for fully experiencing, rather than suppressing, our vulnerable feelings.  In her words: "You cannot selectively numb.  When we numb [the hard feelings], we also numb joy, we numb gratitude, we numb happiness."   

THE SPACE BETWEEN SELF ESTEEM AND SELF COMPASSION

Kristin Neff

Kristin Neff's research indicates that it takes more than just self-esteem to foster psychological resilience.  In order to cultivate genuine self-worth, we need to provide ourselves with the same kindness and care that we'd offer to a good friend.

HOW MINDFULNESS TRANSFORMS US

Jo Pang

Jo Pang demonstrates the power of mindfulness, and its ability to nurture a more meaningful relationship with ourselves and each other.  Mindful compassion, he says, offers profound healing and gives us the means "to transform [the world] from the inside out."

ARTICLES, LINKS, AND HELPFUL TIPS

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