Self-compassion

20 Jun

Although there is a growing body of research showing that self-compassion is essential to well-being,there are beliefs that are prevalent in our culture that discourage it. These beliefs shame us because they translate self-compassion as self-pity, weak, complacent, egotistical, and selfish. (Neff, K. The 5 myths of self-compassion. Psychotherapy Networker, 2015, 39(5), 32) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

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