The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. ~ Carl Rogers
The gift of self-compassion is a sense of self-worth – of loving and accepting ourselves simply for who we are. It is not based on whether we meet certain socially dictated standards of worth such as beauty or intelligence. This love involves embracing who we are as unique individuals with our own particular quirks and distinctive sets of strengths and weaknesses.
Self-esteem is a sense of valuing ourselves based on external characteristicsRead More
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