Up To It: Compassionate Confidence as an Antidote to Anxiety, Stress, Avoidance & Reactivity

How different would your life be if you really trusted yourself?

What if you knew in your bones that you had the internal resources you needed to deal with disagreement, disapproval, discomfort, disappointment, setback, loss….

What if you felt deep in your Read More

“Tell Me More”​ — Practicing Listening & Understanding When You are Triggered

Imagine a moment in a debate where a Democratic candidate responds to a Republican candidate (or vise versa) with something like “Let me see if I understand your point” and then reflects back what she heard. What would our world look like right now Read More

The Courage and Self-Compassion to Receive (and Really Consider) Feedback

“This is bull.” I have had these three words directed at me twice while speaking in public. The first time was several years ago. On that occasion I did what I have done many times in my life when confronted with disagreement – I Read More