Mindful Self-Compassion is the essence of emotional healing. It is the art of supporting ourselves like a good friend. So as we become aware in the moment that we are struggling, we can begin to respond to ourselves with kindness and wisdom to promote ease, more well-being and better relationships in our lives.
Compassionate mind training promotes inner experiences of understanding, safety, warmth and comfort which in turn will reduce anxiety and depression. Studies have shown that we can learn to be more kind to ourselves and to especially replace the inner critic with a compassionate voice to ease difficult emotions, to build inner resources, strengths and motivation. It has been found that people who rate higher in self-compassion experiences more positive emotions, more well-being, better quality of life and more satisfying relationships.