Dr. Pat Baccili helps individuals and organizations break through their limiting Crust so they can reach their unlimited potential. Her specialty is assisting people face their challenges with courage. She starts by helping them identify th..
Dr. Susan Smith Jones: Susan Smith Jones, M.S., Ph.D. Even though she has three of America's most ordinary names, has made extraordinary accomplishments in the fields of high-level wellness, optimal nutrition, anti-aging, balanced living, and human potential.
Self-criticism is so common that it is often taken for granted. It is the voice that urges you to stay up late to get work done, and then scolds you for not getting enough sleep when you feel tired the next morning. This pattern of self-criticism leads to misery more often than motivation. Self-compassion, on the other hand, has been associated with happier, more optimistic, and more productive lifestyles.
Scientists have suggested that, with a little willpower, it takes roughly 30 days for a person to form a new habit. As with mastering anything new, the act of starting and getting beyond the preliminary stage where everything feels awkward is 80% of the battle. This is precisely why it’s important to make small, positive changes every day over the course of at least a 30 day period.
In a dominant paradigm weighted towards self-interest and self-orientation, we must make a special effort to question our mode of being. What follows are five powerful reasons to be kind, articulated by some of the greatest minds and hearts from around the globe.