The Guardian: Silence your inner critic: a guide to self-compassion in the toughest times
Bron: The Guardian
Auteur: Elle Hunt
Is your internal monologue friendly, calm and encouraging – or critical and bullying? Here is how to change it for the better.
This process may be confronting – especially, says Lee, for people with trauma, who may have absorbed their abuser’s words into their internal monologue. “Developing self-compassion is developing insight so that you can see yourself, rather than be yourself, as such. It’s an ability to feel safe as opposed to traumatised – to develop the flexibility in your mind to develop a compassionate lens.”