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Jun 30, 2021
Self-Compassion: The Importance of Cultivating Kindness and Care Toward Yourself with Dr. Adrienne Youdim
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In this fourth installment of our Hungry for More series, I explore the idea of self-compassion, and how this is essential to our growth and our evolution. I discuss the three main elements of self-compassion, and I offer actionable steps to help you learn to cultivate kindness and understanding toward yourself.


  • Discover how your response to imperfections can affect your chances of success.
  • Learn why it’s important to develop a sense of common humanity.
  • Find out how mindfulness can help you to interrupt the automatic routine of self-critical thinking.
  • Explore ways to practice self-compassion and experience successful changes in your health and well-being. 

If you haven’t listened to the first episode in this hunger series, where I discuss the anatomy and physiology of our hungers, listen to it here.

The second episode on hunger, discussing the science behind emotional eating and what we can do to overcome it, can be found here.

The third episode in my hunger series, where I talk about mindset and how it can affect your chances of success, can be found here.


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