In this episode, Joanne discusses:

  • The benefits of practicing self-compassion.
  • Engaging the threat defense system and how it can affect your emotions.
  • Self-criticism versus self-compassion.
  • A self-compassion meditation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Think about what you say to yourself, would you say those things to your good friend?
  • We all need to give ourselves self-kindness.
  • Breath in kindness and compassion and breath out compassion and love.

“Mindful self-compassion is a way we can feel safe and protected in the world today.” — Joanne King

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Book: Too Good to Go, Too Bad to Stay

Show Notes by Podcastologist/Show Producer: Chelsea Taylor-Sturkie

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