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85. Self-Compassion: Self-Kindness vs Self-Judgment (podcourse bonus replay)

Are self-criticism, guilt, and shame holding you back? Join the club, right?! So often, we are our own worst critic and are so hard on ourselves. In this episode, we're diving deep into self-compassion, particularly focusing on self-kindness versus self-judgment. Our goal is to help you understand what it means to treat yourself with warmth and understanding, especially when you're going through tough times. We're talking about accepting your imperfections, learning from your mistakes, and experiencing emotional equanimity.


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Some highlights from this episode:

  • Learn how to break the cycle of self-judgment and self-criticism.
  • Discover the power of self-kindness and how it can transform your life.
  • Explore the role of self-compassion in reducing stress-induced inflammation.
  • Big reminder: You are not broken, and you don't need fixing. 


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  • This episode is part of our Podcourse! To get the most of the course, you may want to follow along in order, beginning with episode #78 and you can visit the Podourse Page to find all the episodes. However, these episodes can be listened to in any order and you can take action with any strategy that you feel connected to. 
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