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Emancipate Your Mind: 014: Developing Self-Compassion

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Do you find it really hard to forgive yourself when you make mistakes?

Are you harder on yourself than anyone else?

Many of us were taught that having compassion for ourselves would lead to weakness and self-indulgence, but studies over the past decade have proven differently.

Self compassion has been shown to be a trait of some of the most resilient, courageous, and kind people on the planet.

Self compassion is also one of the most helpful gifts we can give ourselves when healing from trauma, depression, anxiety…and can even help us rewrite narcissistic traits.

Listen in for as we discuss the common myths about self compassion and the truth that science has uncovered about the incredible ways developing more love and compassion for yourself can change your life and your outlook on other people.


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