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Do you ever compare yourself negatively with others or feel you're not good enough? Don't worry, you're not alone! The good news is there are practical skills we can learn to be more compassionate to ourselves. Many of us are prone to self-criticism and shame. And we all experience difficult emotions - like anger, anxiety... Read more

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The Transformative Effects of Mindful Self-Compassion

Leading experts on mindful self-compassion Drs. Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer share how self-kindness, recognition of our humanity, and mindfulness give us the strength to thrive. An explosion of research into self-compassion over the last decade has shown its benefits for well-being. Individuals who are more self-compassionate tend to have greater happiness, life satisfaction and motivation, better... Read more

Give Yourself a Break: The Power of Self-Compassion

Managing Yourself When you have a setback at work, treat yourself as you would a friend: with kindness and understanding. by Serena Chen From the Magazine (September–October 2018) Summary.   When we experience a setback at work, we tend to either become defensive and blame others, or berate ourselves. Neither response is helpful. Shirking responsibility by getting defensive may... Read more

Positive Psychology Exercises: Self Compassion Letter & Your Daily Holiday

Transcript of the video: Positive psychology is a scientific field and like any scientific field, it’s findings only become really valuable when put into practice. That is why we thought we’d bring you 2 different practical positive psychology tools that you can use in your life straight way. So let’s get down to positive business,... Read more