The more research I read on self-compassion, the more I realize just how important it truly is. Researcher, author, and psychologist, Kristin Neff, has been studying self-compassion for years and has published many evidence based journal articles on the subject. Neff and other … [Read more...]
Letting Go of Harsh Self-Judgments: The Eight Steps to Change…Step 8!
We did it! In a little over two months, we have taken huge steps toward letting go of harsh self-judgments and self-criticism and creating an attitude of self-love and self-compassion. Step 1: Acknowledging that we want to change. Step 2: Becoming deeply aware of our tendency … [Read more...]
Letting Go of Harsh Self-Judgments: The Eight Steps to Change. Step 7.
With greater awareness of how we treat ourselves comes greater responsibility to treat ourselves well. This means eliminating harsh self-judgments! Over the past several weeks, we've discussed six steps to trading a self-critical attitude for a self-compassionate … [Read more...]
Letting Go of Harsh Self-Judgments: The Eight Steps to Change. Step 2.
So you've already conquered Step 1 of letting go of harsh self-judgments: acknowledging what you want to change. Now it's time for Step 2: becoming deeply aware of the way you think about yourself, talk to yourself and treat yourself. This involves concentration and a bit … [Read more...]