You may have heard it’s a good thing to be kind to yourself, to love yourself, even. It sounds nice in theory, but how do you *do* it?

Watch this short video to learn more.

 

Self-compassion isn’t just some namby-pamby crap, either. Research has shown that if you’re self-compassionate, rather than self-critical, you tend to have higher self-esteem, and you perform better on all sorts of criteria. It makes sense, right? If you’re feeling like crap about yourself, it’s hard to get motivated to do anything, let alone do it well.

Self-compassion is also associated with significantly less anxiety and depression. Furthermore, self-compassion promotes stress resilience, happiness, optimism, and positive emotions.

Is self-compassion tough for you, or are you an old hand at it? Why not click comment and let me know?