The Compassionate Body: Love Yourself Before All Others – A guest post

Quick! When you think of the word compassion, what comes up for you? If you are like most people, showing kindness toward other people, animals, or the earth likely rates toward the top of the list. Compassion is a wonderful, deeply satisfying experience. But, honestly, most of us fail at generating compassion for one crucial area of our lives: Our bodies.

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Body Image and Gaming: Problematic? – A guest post

You’re slaying dragons, swinging a gigantic sword. You’re crashing through hallways, gun strapped to your back, taking it off to shoot at a moment’s notice. You’re releasing a spray of arrows midair. But that character that’s swinging that sword, shooting that gun or bow… what does it look like? Most likely, it has pretty unrealistic proportions.

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