Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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The path to caring for yourself.
Kristin Neff Ph.D.
When we soothe our own pain, we are tapping into the mammalian care-giving system.
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It's natural for us to be kind and compassionate to the people we care about in our lives. But how many of us offer that kind of compassion to ourselves?
Kristin Neff, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Human Development and Culture at the University of Texas, Austin.