This time of the year, we all want to get the best toys and gadgets for our children and teens. In this series of articles, I share some ideas for giving your child or teen one of the greatest gifts of all!
Self-compassion is not self-esteem where one compares ones’ self faults with others’ strengths. It is also not self-centeredness where one feels that one is better than others. True self-compassion involves accepting one’s strengths and needs, being kind to one’s self, arguing with one’s inner critic, and developing self-direction through problem-solving and goal-achieving.