Practice 6: When Compassion is Difficult

Guided Meditations for
Self-Compassion

From The Self-Compassion Skills Workbook.

When Compassion is Difficult

FEELING OVERWHELMED

TRIGGERED SOME RESISTANCE


Practice Question

Did you discover a part of yourself that had a purpose for blocking self-compassion?

  • If yes, were you able to empathize with this part of yourself?
    • If yes, continue directing compassion to this part of yourself for at least 10 minutes.
    • If not, rest or spend some time with Practice 8: Cultivating Joy. Then attempt this practice again, or do so under the supervision of a trained mental health professional.
  • If not, try this practice¬†under the supervision of a trained mental health professional.
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