When I first had the honor of interviewing Ram Dass, what struck me about him was his extraordinary ability to persevere even when up against immense struggles. And he did it all with a positivity that spread to others. When I heard of his passing I couldn’t help but feel that the world had lost […]
Self-Compassion: The Secret to Reducing PTSD Symptoms?
One thing that can frequently increase the suffering of many patients with PTSD is shame. Even worse, shame can limit a patient’s treatment – even if they objectively know that there’s nothing to be ashamed of. But is there a way to trade self-judgment for self-compassion? And would that reduce a client’s symptoms? Asle Hoffart, […]