Author Archive | mbrace

Self-Compassion and Acceptance

Why is it so difficult to be kind to ourselves? Without a doubt we are our own worst critics. Sometimes our self-criticism can be found in a perfectionistic point of view or in the shoulds. “I should have done this or that” or maybe even in the “why did I do that?” Whether it is […]

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Behind the Smile

I am sure that on your daily venture out in the world, you often are asked how are you doing? From a stranger in the grocery store, perhaps a cashier, or maybe even a friend or coworker. We all feel as though we can’t say “My life is in shambles”, or “I am feeling really […]

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