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Body Compassion

Turning Body Shame Into Body Love

Mary Pritchard | Posted 05.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

The next time you look in the mirror, really look at yourself and transform all of those negative statements into positive ones. And don't just hone in on the body parts you like, either -- this is an equal opportunity body love moment.

Self-Love Doesn't Include My Body, Does It?

Mary Pritchard | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

So do yourself a favor this week. When you start picking at yourself, stop. Give yourself some love and affection instead. Your brain -- and your body -- will thank you for it.

Psychologist Tara Brach on True Refuge From Body Dissatisfaction

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

"The intention is to feel compassion toward yourself so there's less identification with the self that is disgusted with looking bad and more of an inhabiting of the awareness that is observing with kindness."

Lessons From A Wheelchair: Treat Your Body With Compassion

Dan Gottlieb, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Gottlieb, Ph.D.

If we can hold our bodies, minds and spirits with gentle loving compassion, the well-being we all long for will become a constant companion.