Developing a Compassionate Mind
What does it mean to be compassionate? When we think of compassion, we usually think about compassion towards others. However, how do we become more compassionate towards ourselves? When we start looking inside of ourselves into our inner world, what do we observe? How do we talk to ourselves? What does our self-talk consist of? Is our inner critic taking over? Do we criticize ourselves harshly and negatively judge our actions? Do we put ourselves down?