Compassion

Values in action

When are you at your best? This takes some thinking about. On the whole, we are at our best if the way we are living our lives aligns with our values. Values are the things that you believe in, they are essential to the way you live and work. They are not the same as… Read More Values in action

Compassion

Being thankful

Following our positive psychology and positive emotions direction, it’s time to enhance this through deliberate and conscious practice. There’s research to suggest that gratitude is highly associated with wellbeing. Keeping a Gratitude Journal has been a strategy suggested by therapists to their clients for years. This journal practice suggests that you write a few things… Read More Being thankful

Compassion

You’re worth it

With the horrors of the Manchester bombing just days past, this is an opportune time to be thinking about compassion. A whole therapy is dedicated to compassion (Compassion Focused Therapy).  If you are interested, see Professor Paul Gilbert’s book ‘A Compassionate Mind’ – it looks like a huge tome, but is a really enjoyable read. For those… Read More You’re worth it