Shyness Is Nice

Spreading the word about the value of quiet, sensitive people

A Healthy Dose of Self-Compassion

With the start of a new year, many of us are focused on change. We are in a hurry to change our long-ingrained behaviors, and we are quick to berate ourselves when we fall short. Instead, I would suggest we all need a healthy dose of self-compassion. With this in mind, I have gathered the following quotes: Read More

further resource to learn more about compassion

May I suggest a further resource to learn more about empathy and compassion.
The Center for Building a Culture of Empathy
The Culture of Empathy website is the largest internet portal for resources and information about the values of empathy and compassion. It contains articles, conferences, definitions, experts, history, interviews,  videos, science and much more about empathy and compassion.

I posted a link to your article in our
Empathy and Compassion Magazine
The latest news about empathy and compassion from around the world

I'd like to invite you to lead an empathy panel in our:
International Online Conference on:
How Can We Build a Culture of Empathy and Compassion?

Thank-you so much! ;-D

Sweet Dr. Markway . . .

This is simply lovely! You are a truly beautiful soul doing so much good to shed some excellent light on greater self-understanding for those of us who feel like 'shy types'. Again, thank-you for that!

I'd love to follow your blog, and will find your sign-up link as we speak.

Blessings & Blissings,

~ Sheila

Thanks, Sheila! You made my

Thanks, Sheila! You made my day with your kind note!

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • You may quote other posts using [quote] tags.

More information about formatting options

Dr. Barbara Markway, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist with over twenty years of experience. She is the author of four popular psychology books and has been featured in media nationwide.


Subscribe to Shyness Is Nice

Current Issue

Let It Go!

It can take a radical reboot to get past old hurts and injustices.