How do you speak to yourself with self-compassion?
“Me: I’m sorry… Also me: I forgive you.”
– Pamela C.
“I remind myself every day that This Too Shall Pass.”
– Deanna B.
“This moment does not have to ruin the rest of the day. A new day can start right now.”
– Tracey N.
“Whenever doubt creeps in, I remind myself, ‘You’ve got this. You were MADE to handle this. You’re strong enough. Stronger than you think. Keep going.’”
– Kelly S.
“I remind myself to be grateful.”
– Beverly J.
“With positive self-talk. Si sepuede! Yes, you can!”
– Leslie B.
“In my Vinyasa yoga class, I look in the mirror at myself and speak out loud that I am enough, I am strong, and I am worth it!”
– Melanie C.
How easy do you find it to be kind to yourself?
70% said tough.
30% said easy.
What does it mean to be authentic?
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