Self-Compassion For Dummies


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<p><b>Become your own best friend and reap the life-changing benefits!&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Being kind to yourself might sound simple, but self-compassion can change your life dramatically (and most of us are WAY kinder to others than to ourselves)&nbsp;&nbsp;<i>Self-Compassion&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;will help you discover self-critical thoughts and&nbsp;self-defeating&nbsp;behaviors that are holding you back from fulfilling your potential&nbsp;and explore how you can&nbsp;learn to work around these&nbsp;things to find your way to more joy and satisfaction. We often think being hard on ourselves will help motivate us to be better people, but Dr. Steven Hickman&rsquo;s&nbsp;review of the&nbsp;research&nbsp;finds&nbsp;that just the opposite is true. When you learn to love and appreciate yourself completely&nbsp;(as an imperfect human with messy feelings and uncomfortable thoughts), you free yourself up to achieve great things. This book will show you how!&nbsp;</p> <p>Befriending&nbsp;yourself&nbsp;and coping mindfully with the challenges of everyday life&nbsp;is easy with this practical guide.&nbsp;You&rsquo;ll learn how to give yourself a taste of your own medicine by&nbsp;turning&nbsp;understanding, acceptance, and love&mdash;stuff you already do for others all the time&mdash;inward.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Discover the research behind self-compassion and learn how it can help you&nbsp;face your&nbsp;insecurities and life a fuller life&nbsp;as a result&nbsp;</li> <li>Cultivate feelings of self-worth, acceptance,&nbsp;and love for&nbsp;someone who really deserves it&mdash;you!&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Explore&nbsp;the potential of&nbsp;self-compassion&nbsp;to address self-criticism, perfectionism, shame, self-doubt, anxiety,&nbsp;and anger&nbsp;</li> <li>Work through evidence-based&nbsp;exercises and practices&nbsp;to easily master the art of self-compassion&nbsp;as a daily way of being and not just an esoteric exercise&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Now more than ever, we need to offer support and love to ourselves.&nbsp;Thankfully, this is a skill we can all develop with a little help from&nbsp;<i>Self-Compassion&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies.&nbsp;</i></p>