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Self-Compassion Preferable to Self-Esteem Mark Leary of Duke University Explains

| January 5, 2010

Self-Compassion Self-compassion is extending compassion towards one’s self in times of hurt, failure, pain or suffering.   It differs from self-esteem, which involves a person’s overall evaluation or appraisal of his/her own worth.    In times of crisis, which benefits us the most? Mark R. Leary, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University, NC, […]

A True Story of Two Hearts – Hannah Clark Saved by a Noble Heart

| September 15, 2009

“A love-sick heart dies when the heart is whole, For all the heart’s health is to be sick with love.” ~The Garden of Bright Waters From the Hindustani of Miyan Jagnu (eighteenth century) Translated by Edward Powys Mathers This is a story of two hearts.  The Daily Mail in the UK, reported this amazing story […]