Apr 16, 2014-- Many believe that being hard on themselves will make them better people. However, research does not support this belief. Self-criticism has been shown to reduce motivation, increase procastination, and increase rumination. This article from the Greater Good Science Center summarizes some of the scientifically-proven healthier ways to take an honest look at yourself and learn from your mistakes. From criticizing behaviors rather than traits to practicing self-compassion, learn how to be your own friendly critic and best friend. (45398 reads)
Read Full Story
Search by keyword:
I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.
Subscribe to DailyGood
We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 243,257 by entering your email below.