We are all familiar with the term compassion. We are easily able to look at other and feel care and concern for their suffering. Self-compassion on the other hand, sounds foreign and may even seem wrong. To understand self-compassion, it may be helpful to first define compassion.
sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.
"the victims should be treated with compassion"
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