Monthly Archives: March 2016



Been a year since I switched. Instead of rebuilding self-esteem after setbacks, I practice self-compassion and it’s excellent! Unless you delight in hating people – then – not so much. “Self-compassion is extending compassion to one’s self in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering. Kristin Neff, creator of […]

Self-Compassion Kicks Self-Esteem’s Ass!


It was the mid-eighties; we had Frogger, Pole Position, and Galaga. Any idiot, like me, could play video games and win. Until, The Oregon Trail showed up. Asking a 9 year old to choose between her own survival and that of her “make believe” family – should’ve been fun, but […]

Damn You Oregon Trail Video Game!