People have probably told you in the past to “be kind to yourself” – it’s the kind of thing we say when trying to comfort someone. But we’re often not kind to ourselves at all, and indeed we may think that being kind to ourselves is a weakness or a form of self-indulgence. In fact, the opposite is true. Research has shown clear evidence that self-compassion is important, in many different ways.
I found compassion could be come an obstacle to my own happiness…some people are spiritual leeches and the more you feel the more you are destined to witn them…self compassion, or kindness to yourself lets you justify un-leeching your life.