Ep 68:Self-Compassion

How do you treat yourself when things don’t go to plan, and you don’t live up to your expectations?

And what is the tone of your inner dialogue?

Is it gentle, kind, harsh, judgmental, or even brutal?

We often speak to ourselves in ways we never dream of speaking to others.

In this heartfelt episode, Meg Durham speaks with guest Lisa Baylis, author of Self-Compassion for Educators and creator of the AWE Method. Lisa shares the transformative power of self-compassion and how it can help you prioritise your wellbeing and take courageous action. You’ll learn about the common myths about self-compassion, the difference between self-compassion and empathy and sympathy, and the connection between self-compassion and resilience. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the lessons that will help you teach well and be well.

In this conversation we discuss

▫️ Why we struggle to be kind with ourselves

▫️ How self-compassion is different from empathy and sympathy.

▫️ The relationships between self-compassion and resilience

▫️ And so much more…

You can quote us on that…

“Self-compassion is empathy plus love.”

Lisa Baylis

“We perform really well when we’re cared for and when we’re loved.”

Lisa Baylis

“Whenever we practice self-compassion, it should truly feel like a big, deep breath.”

Lisa Baylis


Lisa Baylis – Website | Instagram | Linkedin

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Hi, I'm Meg!

B.Phys Ed, M. Ed (Student Wellbeing), CIPP

I’m a teacher with experience working in primary and secondary schools across Australia, and a specialist in the field of wellbeing education and coaching. I founded Open Mind Education in 2013 with a vision of sharing practical, enriching wellbeing education with staff, parents, and broader school communities.

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