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How can I be self compassionate

Self Compassion The word compassion is one that everyone has heard of, the dictionary definition is to show sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others. The reason we show compassion is to alleviate the suffering of someone, showing consideration because their distress, pain or upset matters to us. Consciously this is only an exercise we perform on others, never to ourselves, so self compassion is practically unheard of. If you work in the emergency services, one of the first and most important rules is to ensure your own well......

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