Stop being so hard on yourself and learn to practice self-compassion. While it may be easy for you to extend compassion to others, very few people are able to temper their self-criticism with self-compassion. Self-compassion is simply being kind to oneself.
When you fail at something that’s important to you, do you keep things in perspective, or do you become consumed by feelings of inadequacy? When something doesn’t go right, do you try to keep your emotions in balance?
Consider the following suggestions to begin practicing self-compassion:
Think about you would treat your child and extend yourself the same compassion.
Remember that you’re not alone—others have faced a similar situation and have overcome it.
Give yourself permission to be imperfect. We’re all imperfect. Dwell on your strengths. Stop being so hard on yourself and learn to practice self-compassion. Working with a mentor will help you balance your discipline and drive. Ready to learn more? Call or text Gary today: 561-662-9666