Assumptions A common stereotype of an individual who has found purpose and meaning is an image of someone who is doing what they love to do. They have passion, positivity and maybe, from an outsider’s perspective, see life through rose colored glasses. Nothing shakes them as they live their dream and follow their bliss. Although… Continue reading How Do I Find Purpose When Everything Is Falling Apart?
Self Compassion Therapy is a relatively new form of therapy that incorporates Buddhist principles of loving kindness with some of the more traditional models of cognitive therapy. Loving kindness can take the form of a basic meditation practice where you engage in wishing yourself and others wellness, happiness, and peace. Numerous fMRI studies have been… Continue reading How Can Self Compassion Improve Mental Health?
The name of this blog; People Finding Purpose is a bit deceiving because it suggests that purpose exists someplace in the future. However, when we look towards the future we run the risk of making ourselves anxious, angry and disappointed. Purpose can be found in the here and now simply by acknowledging your intention for… Continue reading Embracing the Now