Updated: Aug 10, 2021
If you think you got this covered or if you're curious about your state related to the topic, why don't you try this self questionnaire and see how self compassionate are you.
Proff. Kristine Neff is one of the leading researcher on the topic of self-compassion. Science shows that self-compassion is one of the factors that is mostly correlated with mental resilience. Compassion is defined as the vibration of the heart at the sight of pain, and "Self-compassion is defined as the ability to meet our own and others' difficulties with good eyes" (Jack Kornfield)
These are the three components of self-compassion:
This is the short effective practice called "Self-compassion break" - It is great to use in times of distress, and when our critic mind is working too much.
And here is your practice: