Studies show that self-compassion is vital for resilience and productivity. But sometimes it feels like just another excuse. Where’s the line between self-compassion and rationalization?
In honor of World Kindness Day, here are 5 reasons to be kind, from most obvious to most surprising.
When we view procrastination as an invitation to self-investigation and come armed with self-compassion, we can turn procrastination into a potent productivity tool.
We live by a set of hidden rules that govern our worthiness to receive love, compassion, and acceptance. Where did we learn these rules?
Our rational minds understand that worthiness is inherent in being. Unfortunately, our rational minds don’t run the show. We live and love by our rules.
We think tough love and criticism is the path to improvement and peak performance, but that’s a myth. It turns out that the edge comes from self-compassion.
Self-judgment is inevitable, and it may be unavoidable. But it doesn’t have to be fatal. The next time you notice you’re in self-judgment mode, try one of these 7 ways to respond to self-judgment instead of reacting to it.