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

You've made it through Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. Now Christmas which has an intense focus on merriment, joy, and family togetherness. If you're celebrating Christmas this year and you're grieving, it's really hard. You want to be happy, but you aren't feeling...

Give yourself the gift of gratitude this season. I know this is a prevalent message at this time of year, but you really can rewire your brain from naturally negative to jolly. Studies have shown that, for healthy people and...

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. Then, I got the...

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...