If the idea of self-compassion sounds a little peculiar to you, I urge you to keep an open mind and keep on reading.
Do you remember when, as a child, you used to chant, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me!”? Well, you’re not a child anymore and you know that that is false. Words can and do hurt.
Harsh words hurt – irrespective if they’re direct at you by someone else or by yourself, your inner dialogue. The more you beat yourself up, the worse you feel about yourself and, the worse you feel about yourself, the more your Read more »