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5 Myths of Self Compassion

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Often times we are reluctant to be compassionate towards ourselves because we may view it as self-pity or a sign of weakness. In this article Kristin Neff debunks some of the myths against practicing self-compassion and argues for why being kinder to ourselves is one of the best forms of coping that is available to us. 

http://self-compassion.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/The_5_Myths_of_Self-Compassion.Psychotherapy.Networker.Sept_.2015.pdf