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Failure And Self-criticism

Failing at something is common and there are different ways we react to it. Some of us are harsh on ourselves, while a few of us talk to ourselves with care and tenderness.

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Why self-compassion – not self-esteem – leads to success

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Self-esteem is a popular self-worth mental model, but it comes with an in-built competition of sorts and can become narcissism of the worst kind, crumbling down as soon as the person fails to achie...

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We can take better care of our mental health and motivation levels by being self-compassionate.

Being kind to ourselves just like an old supportive friend would be in times of disappointmen...

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We need to understand the need to love ourselves and see our failings are part of the human condition. Instead of criticising ourselves, we can take a balanced view of the situation.

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Self-compassionate people generally have healthy behaviour, and take care of their basic needs like good, uninterrupted sleep, exercise, and stress avoidance. They are prioritizing their own self a...

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Self-Compassion Is Trainable

While many have the quality of self-compassion from birth, one can also get trained on loving yourself.

A popular mindfulness meditation called ‘loving-kindness meditation’ guides our mi...

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