The other problem with perfectionism is that it can set up self aversion. This can take many forms including self-judgment, inner critic, and self-abandonment to name a few.
In the practice of mindfulness, there is a strong emphasis on cultivating a befriending attitude towards oneself that offers an antidote When you think about it, who is more deserving of this kindness than ourselves. The challenge is…..how to cultivate kindness for ourselves.
In the 8 week Mindful Self-Compassion program offered by Practical Wellbeing, you will learn and practice numerous ways in which kindness is available to you.
Doug is a trained Mindful Self-Compassion teacher and has been offering programs in Calgary for over one year.