To grow into our highest self, we must give ourselves compassion to continue believing in our potential during moments of defeat. Self compassion enables us to value and accept ourselves regardless of external circumstances. The ability to be kind to ourselves during disappointment builds resilience and effective problem resolution. Research continues shows that judging ourselves leads to losing confidence in ourselves and  the subsequent fear of failing causes performance anxiety, which increases the likelihood of failure (Neff, 2011). Self compassion deepens our understanding of ourselves and enriches our interactions and relationships with others. Tune in as I share tips on the benefits and practice of self compassion.