Self-Compassion Tied to Improved Health

A new study found that people who are more self-compassionate generally deal with stress more effectively.

In a new study conducted by researchers from Brandeis University, the team examined the link between self-compassion and health. They found that people who have a self-compassionate attitude are better equipped to deal with stress. By effectively dealing with stress, these people have lower levels of stress-induced inflammation.


For this study, the researchers defined

self-compassion as having