Self-Compassion: Learning to Be Nicer to Ourselves | Tiny Buddha

We all deserve self-love and compassion. Here are 3 ways to be nicer to yourself, starting today.

 

“Be gentle first with yourself if you wish to be gentle with others.” ~Lama Yeshe 

 

Several months ago, I sat in a large workshop audience being led by Kristin Neff, a pioneer in the field of self-compassion research.

She directed us to divide up into pairs for a self-compassion exercise. I turned to the young woman next to me. We introduced ourselves and returned our attention to Kristin.

 

by Bobbi Emel