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February 2015

Self-Compassion: What it is and How to Practice it

I was recently interviewed about self-compassion for an article by Margarita Tartakovsky on a popular mental health website called PsychCentral.com. Here is a link to the article, and I copied the questions and answers below it.http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2015/02/15/how-to-practice-self-compassion-when-you-think-you-cant/

Margarita Tartakovsky: What are the top 3 to 5 reasons you think practicing self-compassion is important?

Ali Miller:The opposite of self-compassion is self-criticism, and self-criticism is an experience of inner conflict.