Articles with the tag self-compassion

Are You Checking In On Yourself Enough?

One of the most central aspects of living a healthy and fulfilling life is taking good care of yourself. The pace and pressure of everyday tasks can push our own needs to the backburner and hurt our physical and mental health.  Read: Self-Care: Your Ticket to a Happy, Healthy Life This article looks to some […]

Are You Too Self Critical?

Self-criticism to a certain extent is not bad. It encourages self-improvement and keeps your ego in check. But if you are inclined to be too self critical, you’re setting yourself up for depression, failure and a lot of unhappiness in the long run. If your inner voice constantly belittles you, you eventually become what you […]

How to Protect Your Mind From the Mistakes You Make

The human mind is a strong but delicate thing. That’s what makes it so remarkable. The mind’s incredible sensitivity goes hand-in-hand with awesome power and agility. So it’s no surprise that when things go wrong up there, they can go pretty drastically wrong.

What You Know About Self-Compassion Is Probably Wrong, Here’s Why:

You’ve all heard about compassion – that laudable trait of feeling the sufferings of other people and wanting to help them – and the hows and whys of practicing and preaching it.  But self-compassion is in a somewhat different category. It conveys a hint of negativity – if you are self-compassionate, you run the risk […]

Determine If You’re Lacking Self-Compassion, and Learn How to Develop It

Day in and day out, we are hammered by expectations, judgements, and obligations. As can be expected, we sometimes make mistakes. We fail. And during those times, we beat ourselves up – some more than others. If you find yourself beating yourself up for whatever mistake you’ve made, maybe you should ask yourself this question: […]