Difficult situations are, well, difficult. The neuroscience behind the distinctions between Empathy & Compassion, and how it can help us when things get hard.
Self-Compassion can get a bad rap – it’s a pity party, indulgent, leads to laziness, blah blah blah.
I thought so to … until I discovered the research.
3500+ studies have proven Self-Compassion is actually a vital strategy for increasing our motivation to correct past mistakes, for motivating ourselves to grow and learn from others, and has us put in more effort to improve after a setback.
How bout them apples?
Gleaning insights from science, my 20+ years coaching and training leaders across sectors, and personal Self-Compassion adventures, we dig into the “how” of Self-Compassion so it’s more than just a good idea.
But they sure feel like they are sometimes. Strategies from emotions research to bring our best as we navigate the “next normal’s”.
COVID feels like an ode to Bill Murray & Punxsutawney Phil that can offer hard-won lessons sure to enrich our post-pandemic lives, if we’re willing to look.
We’re feeling grumpy, depressed, and tired of public health recommendations. Getting over the hump with research-backed tips from a refreshed Stephen Covey classic.
Information & Ideas from the experts (i.e. not me) to move beyond the shame, fear and privilege that can stall important and necessary conversations.
Science-backed answer from the Beatles & Kristin Neff that goes deeper than the typical suggestions to handle inevitable stresses with more grace & ease.
Ideas from people way smarter than me to help leaders and organizations act with compassion, stability, trust, and hope for life and work after March 2020.