Developing self-compassion offers far-reaching benefits.
1) For instance, you might think that taking a stern approach with yourself about your smoking habit would help to achieve your aim. However, a recent study revealed that smokers who offer themselves self-compassion rather than self-condemnation were able to reduce their smoking more than control subjects (Kelly et al, 2010).
By RACHEL FINTZY, MA, MFT
1. stop smoking – less jugements.
2. less procrastination
3. foster creativity (Zabelina & Robinson)
4. more resilience