Thursday, 27 February 2020 12:09

Self-Compassion

"Instead of mercilessly judging and criticizing yourself for various inadequacies or shortcomings, self-compassion means you are kind and understanding when confronted with personal failings - after all, who ever said you are supposed to be perfect?" - Dr. Kristin Neff
Are you kinder to others than to yourself?

Many people find it difficult to treat themselves with the same care and understanding that they afford others. What can you do to foster self-compassion?

Give yourself permission to be imperfect.
People fail and make mistakes every day. It's how we learn. One setback doesn't mean everything is for naught.

Employ a growth mindset.
You can see challenges as obstacles, or you can see them as opportunities to learn and grow.

Find a balanced level of generosity.
Don't forget that it's ok to say No.

Be mindful.
Do your best to send yourself kinder, healthier messages.
 
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