Accepting Compassion Worksheet

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We often find it challenging to accept empathetic, sympathetic, or compassionate behavior from others when we take things more negatively than the positive ones. It makes people more self-critical, shameful, and less self-compassionate in life. Contrary to it, compassion is the tendency to give yourself space, understand the suffering, and work to alleviate it.  Scientists advocate that practicing self-compassion readily increases one’s mental and physical well-being, which, in turn, helps them to accept compassion or favors from others and extend them to others. 

What Are the Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Compassion-focused therapy presents compassionate mind training to help people build self-confidence, resulting in self-compassion. Our focus will be on the core feature of the training designed for those who experience shame and self-criticism. Such experiences make it hard for them to accept compassion or positivity from others due to a lack of self-warmth or self-compassionate

How Will This Worksheet Help you?

This worksheet will help self-critical people who do not feel worthy of others’ compassionate behavior because of negative processing. They need to learn acceptance of compassion from others, and this attempt will help them build confidence and feel better.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet is helpful for self-critical and guilt-prone beings to take some time out and practice accepting compassion from others. This exercise will help them move from a negative approach to a positive, compassionate one. 

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