Sometimes the hardest thing for us to do is to be kind to ourselves and many of us set unrealistic standards, thinking self-compassion equals self-indulgence. But if you don't look after yourself, how can you be present for others around you?

Self-compassion is at the very heart of mindfulness practice and a step towards improved mental wellbeing. highlight in one of their articles that when we practice self compassion, it results in a happier, kinder you; which then means we can look outside ourselves and be more compassionate towards others.