What Keeps Us from Showing Self-Compassion?

Busting the five myths of self-compassion.

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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