We learn to tell ourselves off for our failures, and for not working hard or smart enough, but we are so good at this that we are sometimes in danger of falling prey to an excessive version of self-criticism. This is a dangerous state that can usher in depression and a lack of confidence.
It’s all too easy to be extremely tough on ourselves. What we need is to get better at self-compassion. This quirky video is an exercise in how to lessen the critical voices in your head.