Practice Self-Compassion for Lifelong Success « Everyday Fitness

By Pamela Peeke, MD

 Balance self-discipline with self-compassion. Self-compassion means treating oneself with kindness and support when things don’t go well.

 

The first time I mentioned this to one of my patients years ago, she gave me a puzzled look. “How do I do that?” I asked her to think about the last time she expressed compassion for someone in her life.