30 Mar Being Well Podcast: Being a Better Friend to Yourself
In this episode we’re exploring being a better friend to yourself, balancing constructive and harmful self-criticism, moving away from our “act,” embracing change, and managing feelings of worthlessness.
In this episode of the Being Well Podcast, we’re exploring being a better friend to yourself. It’s often easier to be a good friend to others than to ourselves. So we’ll cover how to balance constructive and harmful self-criticism, move away from our “act,” embrace change, manage feelings of worthlessness, and ultimately be a good friend to ourselves.
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3:15: A few ways to be kind to yourself.
8:15: Finding your key resources.
12:50: Useful vs. harmful self-criticism.
15:00: Putting your past in perspective.
20:15: Moving away from the “act.”
23:00: Finding optimal distance.
28:00: Ways to tune into your own goodness.
34:00: What to do when you don’t feel like a good person.
43:00: Narcissism vs. authentic feelings of goodness.
46:00: Relating to the self as something that can change.
50:00: Ego ideal
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