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To Overcome Procrastination, Try Some Self-Compassion

Yeah, I think self-compassion matters. This is my third article on the topic, after previously giving an overview of self-compassion and its benefits here and then explaining in detail why self-compassion leads to more motivation and achievement here. Today, I want to keep things shorter and talk about the effects of self-criticism versus self-compassion on procrastination. We’ll […]

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Why High Achievers Choose Self-Compassion Over Self-Criticism

A while ago, I wrote an article on the benefits of self-compassion, in which I listed some of the differences between self-compassion and self-criticism. In short, self-criticism is associated with lots of negative consequences – it’s strongly related to depression and dissatisfaction with life, self-critics are much more likely to attempt suicide than others, and so on […]

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