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Self-Compassion – Your Secret Superpower

  1. […] Consider what you would say to a friend in the same situation. This can help you start treating yourself more compassionately. As you would with a friend, forgive yourself if you’ve made a mistake or done something […]

  2. […] Self-compassion is the perfect antidote to imposter syndrome and the self-criticism that often comes with it. The first step is mindful awareness – noticing what’s happening and recognising imposter syndrome when it shows up. Next, lean into common humanity. Remind yourself that you’re not the only person experiencing this. Finally, tap into self-kindness instead of self-criticism. Focus on being warm and understanding towards yourself. What do you need to hear in this moment? What would you say to a friend in the same situation? You can learn more about the power of self-compassion here. […]

  3. […] Self-compassion has a lot of benefits for our mental health and wellbeing, including making us happier and more resilient to life’s challenges. Instead of meeting our failures and imperfections with self-blame and criticism, we can bring mindful attention to our experiences and a sense of love and care to ourselves. In other words, it’s a secret superpower you can use to drown out your inner-critic and boost your self-esteem! Learn how to cultivate more self-compassion here.     […]

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