The Skeptic’s Guide to Self-Compassion // Nick Wignall

Almost always, a large part of our emotional struggles involve feeling alone in them. Because we don’t see a lot of examples of other people’s emotional struggles, we assume we’re the odd one out. And this only intensifies those unhelpful beliefs that there’s something wrong with us for feeling bad.

But a little constructive comparison can go a long way toward helping you feel less alone in your struggles and being more compassionate with your setbacks.


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