It can be very hard to be kind to yourself. If you do beat yourself up, you are not alone. We all have a peanut gallery of inner critics residing in our minds. I remember so clearly one young woman I worked with. I’ll call her Marissa. She was a graduate student and really ran … [Read More...] about Being Your Own Best Friend
Kind Mind. Open Heart. Extraordinary Life.
Would you believe that there’s one thing that has the power to change ourselves and the world around us? Kindness.
It’s not a naive notion. It’s backed by research and neuroscience. By living with a focus on ways to be more kind, we heal ourselves, strengthen our kindness instinct, and create ripples around us that have the power to change the lives of others and the world.
I am a clinical psychologist and researcher by trade; I am a kindness warrior and agent of change by mission.
I believe kindness is the cure for so much of what ails us. Whether it’s managing life’s day-to-day demands or wrestling the inner critic that prevents us all from becoming our best selves, my work is centered in delivering simple, yet life changing ways to increase kindness, mindfulness, and self-compassion.
I work with companies and organizations to create ideal roadmaps for arriving at a more empathic, engaged and inspired environment.
For individuals or groups I pinpoint paths to self-healing and relationship rebuilding in the quest for true contentment through coaching and counseling.
I deliver a life-transforming , heart-changing call to kindness, that when put into action, has the power to exceed our communities, boundaries and our wildest dreams.
Driving north on I-95 I was in one of those autopilot moments when you don’t notice that time has passed or how you just cruised by seven more exits on your journey. The air was brisk and cold. The glare of the late afternoon winter sun made it hard to see. Then I glanced up at one of those … [Read More...] about It’s Ok to Rest (We Need Reminders)
I’ve been planting a lot of seeds over the last year and a half. Perhaps this tending and befriending is a byproduct of the pandemic. Maybe it's because the times have called me to reflect on what matters. Yet, I’m not sitting around thinking, “Gee what’s next?!” I'm busier than ever with … [Read More...] about Tara Cousineau Launches Kind Minds
Misty Memories. That's the Benjamin Moore color I chose after splotching the wall with subdued colors in the room that once held my husband's guitar equipment and old tax file boxes. I was claiming the space. A room of my own, as Virginia Woolf would have it. Misty Memories is a faint lavender, just … [Read More...] about Let Warm Memories Carry You