Self-compassion

Self-Pity Can Actually Help you Feel Better, Sometimes.

By Nicole Urdang | October 15, 2008
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The Buddha taught there is no one more deserving of compassion than you.  More recently, acupuncturist Barbara Sullivan said, “Self-pity is like self-comfort.”  Not only can it be OK, it may be beneficial. Self-pity has gotten a bad rap. There are times when feeling sorry for yourself opens the floodgates and lets all your sadness […]