Self-compassion

Self-compassion in the opposition of self-judgment

Self-judgment is the opposite of self-compassion because with self-compassion, according to Dr. Kristin Neff, a widely recognized world-leading expert on self-compassion, we “Give ourselves the same kindness and care we’d give to a good friend.” According to Dr. Neff, compassion, as opposed to mere pity, means realizing that suffering, failure, and imperfection are part of…