Self-Compassion Archives : Kate Murphy Therapy
Kate Murphy, LMSW specializes in working with people suffering from anxiety and depression, and provides couples therapy including premarital counseling in the Atlanta metro area of Norcross, GA at the Pathway Center for Psychotherapy.
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Self-Compassion

News over the last year has been both empowering and damaging around the topic of sexual abuse (harassment, assault, rape). The #MeToo movement has given many the courage to come forward with stories of abuse long untold. It has also...

Making time to take care of ourselves is challenging in a society that awards being busy with a badge of honor. I like to think that I have become much better at managing my own self-care. I got sick this...

It's the New Year and you may feel like it's time for a reset. Thoughts that we should be a better parent, friend, spouse or that we should make more money, get organized, lose weight, and eat clean (whatever that...

Almost 43% of persons with severe depressive symptoms reported serious difficulties in work, home, and social activities. Symptoms of depression include fatigue, irritability, body aches, distraction, and loss of sex drive. "Lost my something and I can't get it back," sings Emily...

Career burnout sucks the life out of life. It is not a formal diagnosis, but for anyone who is experiencing it, it is extremely disruptive to well-being. You may feel intense physical and mental exhaustion that does not go away...

April is National Poetry Month, a great opportunity to validate how poetry can be therapeutic and used in therapy. Poetry is an effective aide to alleviating symptoms of some personality disorders, anxiety, depression, chronic illness, and trauma. Poetry gives us an...

I am a intermittent meditator. I have mentioned in past blogs that my days are better when I meditate for 10 to 30 minutes in the morning. I am more focused and much less likely to get wrapped up in...

I frequently listen to TED Talks while using the treadmill. Recently, I heard an engaging talk* by Dr. Amit Sood that was informative and in line with what I work with clients on consistently. Dr. Sood discovered our brains operate...

I began meditating around 20 years ago. I was looking for peace in my mind or piece of mind in dealing with a very demanding work schedule. I found both. Of course, my practice waxed and waned over the years...

Breathe. A gentle reminder to take a deep breath and center. One of my mentors used to say this to me when I was spinning around with too many ideas or worry or anger. If you find yourself deep in...