We think of self-criticism as key to self-improvement. We couldn’t be more wrong. Here’s why self-compassion gives us an extra edge.Read More
Jay Lynch adds: Self talk is akin to affirmations, except affirmations typically connote the repeating positive message to yourself in an attempt to make favorable changes. I’ve never understood why anyone would think that self talk is a bad thing, but it (self-talk and affirmations) is something that we do every time we think negatively or unproductive thoughts.
This article discusses the need for viewing yourself with more compassion as you work your way through self-improvement.