Forbes: Science Explains The Link Between Self-Compassion And Success

by Amy Morin

Treating yourself with kindness can enhance your performance.

Do you ever call yourself names? Do you replay your mistakes in your head over and over again? If so, you’re not alone. Harsh self-criticism is pretty common.

But beating yourself up for your mistakes and punishing yourself for your failures could backfire. Being too tough on yourself may actually hinder your performance. Multiple studies show that treating yourself with more kindness could be the best way to gain better results.

The Key Components of Self-Compassion

Amy Morin