Self-compassion has so many benefits one of the most prominent is the effect it has on my mental health. I also find that through self-compassion I can be more loving and compassionate towards others and most of all I can be true to myself.
Nurturing Independence with Yoga: Practicing Compassion. ---------------- Many physical yoga postures help to strengthen and heal the body, so that an optimal state of physical health is nourished and sustained.
Self-Compassion is warmth, caring, and support for oneself. Blog by De Yarrison
The Space Between Self-Esteem and Self Compassion: Kristin Neff - a TED talk about how self-compassion avoids the pitfalls of self-esteem, is *much* more motivating than self-criticism, and how lack of self-compassion can worsen depression.