Mindfulness: Perfectionism and Self Compassion

Exercise: In this time of upheaval and change it is easy to be critical of ourselves and our ability to adapt. It’s a good time to consider how we respond to ourselves with compassion, or not.

Enjoy and reflect on these insights and tips provided by therapist, Lisa Olivera.

Reflection: How do I feel when I express compassion toward myself?


Lisa Wellington

Lisa Wellington is a Certified Mindfulness Teacher who writes about integrative practices that downshift stress, increase insight, and jumpstart joy.

She is best known for her work with law enforcement professionals as well as those challenged by housing instability and addiction. Trained in the Fine Arts at Washington State University, she specializes in group training that engages participants’ inherent creativity.

If she is not under a stack of books about psychology and spirituality, she can be found at a Puget Sound beach or nearby trail, always searching for the absurd, which is her superpower. 

To view last week’s Mindfulness on Completing the Stress Cycle, click here.

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