The care and concern we show our pets and even our plants yet which we deny to ourselves.

The three elements to self-compassion are

kindness to oneself
common humanity and
mindfulness

Compassion defined: kindness, mercy, tenderness, benevolence, understanding, empathy, sympathy, and fellow-feeling, an impulse to help others in distress.

Below is a link to information sheets and a workbook from Western Australia Health on self-compassion. Brilliant free resource.

Read more here at this free health site