Self-compassion includes an element of wisdom — recognition of our common humanity.
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Research shows that self-compassionate people are less likely to get swallowed up by self-pitying thoughts about how bad things are.
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Self-Compassion is vital to emotional wellbeing. Not only does it help us avoid the inevitable consequences of harsh self-judgment — depression, anxiety, and stress — it also engenders a happier and more hopeful approach to life.
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