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Jul 21, 2013

"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." --Gautama Buddha

The Keys To Self-Acceptance

Self-criticism is so common that it is often taken for granted. It is the voice that urges you to stay up late to get work done, and then scolds you for not getting enough sleep when you feel tired the next morning. This pattern of self-criticism leads to misery more often than motivation. Self-compassion, on the other hand, has been associated with happier, more optimistic, and more productive lifestyles. This article offers up ways to change patterns of self-criticism into more healthy and loving ways of self-motivation.

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BE THE CHANGE
Pay attention to the messages you send yourself today. Think about how these messages would be different if you were speaking them to a loved one, and make that change!



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