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Compassion: The Antidote to Self-Criticism

Compassion: The Antidote to Self-Criticism

Having compassion for yourself is really no different from having it for others. No one is perfect, we all make mistakes and it’s OK to feel stressed or sad. Pain and suffering are part of our shared human experience; they are just a reaction to what’s going on in our life.

Self-compassion has three main components:

  • Recognizing when we’re stressed or struggling without being judgemental or overreacting
  • Being supportive, gentle and understanding to ourselves when we’re having a hard time
  • Remembering that everyone makes mistakes and experiences difficulties at times.

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