The Key to Kindness? Self-compassion!

If you look up the word ‘kindness’ in the dictionary, you will see a photo of my friend – let’s call her ‘Pauline’. You won’t really. You’ll see a definition along the lines of ‘a quality of being friendly, generous and considerate’. But it should be a photo of ‘Pauline’. We all know a ‘Pauline’.Continue reading “The Key to Kindness? Self-compassion!”

Human Being not Human Doing

It can become all too easy to spend our time measuring our success by our achievements or reflecting on what we have not done that we forget what it’s like to relax and just enjoy the now. So is it time to put down our to-do lists, give ourselves a break and rediscover the art of ‘human being’ rather than ‘human doing’?

Have We Forgotten How to Enjoy the Moment?

We all love a special occasion or an event. Sharing a moment with those around us really is a special feeling. Who hasn’t turned to the person they are with, or even a complete stranger come to that, when we have witnessed something unforgettable? Look around you next time you are somewhere with a crowdContinue reading “Have We Forgotten How to Enjoy the Moment?”