...... is a skill that anyone can learn - even people who did not get enough affection in their childhood or who may find it embarrassing to be friendly to themselves. Compassion for oneself leads to a strong inner attitude with which we can deal more appropriately with resource-robbing behaviors - for example, when we work, eat, analyze, or overreact too much.
...... concept was developed by Dr. Kristin Neff and Dr. Christopher Germer in the USA. They are pioneers in the research of self-compassion and in the integration of compassion into therapeutic
Research has shown that self-compassion promotes emotional well-being and reduces empathy fatigue in working with people.
..... promotes happiness and contentment and reduces stress, anxiety and depressive moods.
..... also helps us to overcome lethargy and resistance and to make changes to unfold our potential. Self compassion promotes our creativity and curiosity and keeps us young in this way.
..... leads to emotional strength and resilience.
..... also gives us the resilience to recover more quickly from emotional difficulties, admit our deficits and forgive ourselves. With self-confidence we meet each other more naturally with care and attentiveness.