Self-compassion does not delay your productivity.

By | 2017-03-18T02:06:37+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: , , |

People who forgive themselves and reward themselves don’t perform worse than those who don’t; they perform better.

Kelley J. Robinson, Selina Mayer, Ashley Batts Allen, Meredith Terry, Ashley Chilton,  and Mark R. Leary “Resisting self-compassion: Why are some people opposed to being kind to themselves?” Self and Identity, Volume 15, 2016

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Blaming yourself decreases willpower. Forgiveness raises it.

By | 2017-02-18T15:41:51+00:00 February 18th, 2017|Categories: Personal Success, Productivity|Tags: , , |

Blaming yourself decreases willpower. Forgiveness raises it.

“Study after study shows that self-criticism is consistently associated with less motivation and worse self-control. It is also one of the single biggest predictors of depression, which drains both “I will” power and “I want” power. In contrast, self-compassion— being supportive and kind to yourself, especially in the face of stress and failure— is associated with more motivation and better self-control.”

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