Simply put, self-compassion means being kind to yourself in instances of pain or failure. It means accepting who you are and the feelings you have.
It’s human nature to get caught up in self-judgement and blame ourselves when painful things happen or things don’t turn out like we thought they should. Being “hard” on yourself becomes the method you use to change, adjust, or adapt to a difficult situation. We’re taught how to be compassionate and kind to people we care about – yet it’s so hard to treat ourselves the same way.
It’s known that self-compassion is one of the most powerful skills you can learn to provide emotional well-being – both personally and professionally.
But I’m sure you’re now asking yourself, “Why should this be important to me when starting and running my own business?”
Being judgmental, criticizing, and blaming yourself is a detriment, not just in your personal life, but also in starting and running a business. Your mind controls the quality of your life and is capable of ruining the success of your business – even before you start!
Have you ever had a teacher or mentor who accepted you just the way you are and just wanted to help you do better? You feel better about yourself after spending time with them. You feel more calm, empowered, and capable of improving whatever you were struggling with. The same thing applies in your relationship to yourself.
Listening to yourself with compassion trains your mind to resist the normal
impulse to criticize and stop enabling paralyzing thoughts.
My personal journey in creating and launching Life Branches taught me a how to make this change. As a therapist and coach, I realized how my “inner critical voice” was sabotaging my success. I learned how to take these negative thoughts and feelings, that were constantly running through my mind, and turn them around.
I finally realized my own mind was the biggest obstacle to my business
Making this shift can drastically reduce your anxiety, procrastination, and feelings of being overwhelmed, and increasing the chances for your business to succeed.
I used to think that motivation was the key to success, but it turns out that self-kindness is what motivates us – not being “tough” on ourselves. Making this shift can drastically reduce your anxiety, procrastination, and fear of failure, helping you ramp up your business and giving you the energy you need to reach your goals.
It’s a skill that can be learned and one that will support you all the time. It’s been said that “self-compassion is portable therapy.”
If you’ve marveled at how some people bounce back after failures, keep a positive attitude, and motivate themselves to achieve big dreams, chances are one of the secrets to their success is self-compassion.
Will the process of learning how to become passionate with yourself make you feel better and provide the motivation you need to become the successful entrepreneur you want to become?
I created this unique course to teach the skills needed in giving self-compassion and self-acceptance – to the most important person. YOURSELF!
With the right guidance and practice, you will learn how to start feeling kinder to yourself, and get rid of those negative draining thoughts that are getting in the way of your success.
In this course, I’ll teach you practical skills that you can use immediately to give your business the jump start it needs.
The first step is deciding you’re not willing to stay where you are.