Posts tagged self-knowledge
How to Really Feel Your Feelings Instead of Overthinking That S**t

Emotions ‘happen’ in the body, and they exist to get you to do shit. Yes, that shit isn’t always good, like when we are experiencing anger, but sometimes it is excellent, like when we are experiencing compassion.

The word emotion comes from the latin word ‘mot’ and it means ‘move’. It is the root of hella english words having to do with movement of various sorts, including automobile, remote, and motivation.

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Self Criticism and Self Compassion: A Smackdown

I don’t think I’ll set off any new revolutions by saying that self criticism is bad. We all know it. We all have an inner critic, and whether they are very noisy or more passive aggressive or only visit on holidays or hang out with us everywhere we go, that guy is a jerk. We know it isn’t helpful to listen to jerks in general, let alone the one in our heads (often the meanest jerk around town) - so why is it so tempting?​​

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