How Self-Compassion Beats Rumination

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A new study suggests that self-compassion improves mood, largely by helping us avoid negative rumination. “I can’t do this right,” says my patient Carla. “I know I’m going to fail. …

Why Pride is Good

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Try to forget about the idea of pride as a deadly sin. The latest research shows that pride can be a powerful motivational force. It’s true that “hubristic pride” – …