Practical Self-Compassion.

Compassion is the recognition of suffering in others or yourself and the desire to elevate the suffering. [1] A little bit oversimplified for comprehension, let’s say that we have two modes of being of which one is the control mode [2]. It’s nice to have control; we point out what is wrong with the other … Continue reading Practical Self-Compassion.

Perfectionism: How does it work and how does it develop?

Perfectionism; how does it develop and how does it sustain itself? Perfectionism often starts with low self-esteem. The paradox is that perfectionists are hardworking and do achieve a lot. But the starting point is that the person feels really low. Perfectionism is there to cover up the gaps. Very high standards are imposed on oneself … Continue reading Perfectionism: How does it work and how does it develop?