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Skill Level Beginner
- This is an audio course. No need to watch. Just listen. - This content is brought to you by Blinkist. (upbeat chimes) - Kristin Neff. Self-compassion. The proven power of being kind to yourself, narrated by Michael Hanley and Amanda Mar. - It's become pretty common these days to complain about how self-centered people. Too many of us are self-absorbed, self-seeking and self-serving or so the story goes, but here's a fact that's often left out of that narrative. As self-oriented, as we might be, most of us are also extremely hard on ourselves. We get angry at ourselves when we make mistakes, we hold ourselves up to impossibly high standards and then berate ourselves when we fall short of them. We subject ourselves to incredibly harsh self-criticism as we go through our daily lives and we continuously tell ourselves we're not good enough the way we are. All this leaves us with a persistent sense of inadequacy. Why do we engage in these behaviors? What's the problem with them, and how can we replace them with a kinder, healthier, and more productive way of treating ourselves? by the end of these blinks, you'll know the answers to all of these questions and more.