Mindfulness and Self Compassion

I write and speak often about self-care. Self-care is not always luxurious, but it is necessary. I have said before, it may not be a bubble bath with a glass of wine. It might be more beneficial to spend time getting caught up on paying bills or doing laundry.

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Are We Asking Ourselves the Right Kinds of Questions?

Have you ever asked yourself a question like this?

What did I do to deserve this? Why did [insert name] get [insert thing] and not me?

These are the answers we’ll likely get to questions like these:

Answer to first question: I must have really screwed up.
Answer to second question: Life isn’t fair.

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Katie McClain, SEP is a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner, author, and certified life coach. She’s been coaching for 25+ years and uses Somatic Experiencing®, a gentle body-mind method, to support her adult and child clients in releasing stress, growing self-compassion, and restoring goodness to their lives. Katie’s book, How to Tame Your Thought Monster, is available in multiple formats (English, Spanish, coloring book, and app) and presents mindfulness and positive thinking tools for adults and kids so they can feel better and do better. Visit Katie at her website, www.katiemcclain.com, follow her on Facebook  and Instagram.

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Silhouette of woman holding up hands in shape of a heart framing the sun at dusk.
07/27/2021
I write and speak often about self-care. Self-care is not always luxurious, but it is necessary. I have said before, it may not be a bubble bath with a glass of wine. It might be more beneficial to... read more
Question marks painted on an asphalt road
12/17/2018
Have you ever asked yourself a question like this? What did I do to deserve this? Why did [insert name] get [insert thing] and not me? These are the answers we’ll likely get to questions like... read more
Silhouette of woman holding up hands in shape of a heart framing the sun at dusk.
07/27/2021
I write and speak often about self-care. Self-care is not always luxurious, but it is necessary. I have said before, it may not be a bubble bath with a glass of wine. It might be more beneficial to... read more
Question marks painted on an asphalt road
12/17/2018
Have you ever asked yourself a question like this? What did I do to deserve this? Why did [insert name] get [insert thing] and not me? These are the answers we’ll likely get to questions like... read more