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» 4 Reasons to Practice Self-Compassion - Cultivating Contentment & Happiness

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“I’m too old not to be on my own side.” (Maya Angelou)

 

Nor are you ever too young to be on your own side. Developing self-compassion offers far-reaching benefits.


Via John Michel, Bobby Dillard
Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

Self-compassion is a powerful healing practice! 

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John Michel's curator insight, August 28, 2013 1:15 AM

Self-compassion enables us to roll with the punches and determine the next indicated action to take, while accepting ourselves and the current reality. Having compassion for one’s self does not mean that we deny our contribution to an undesirable situation, but that we aren’t consumed by negative feelings.

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