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    Now that January's officially over, many of us have let our lofty New Year's resolutions slide — and have thus headed into that all-too-familiar spiral of self-criticism. But, the latest infographic from happiness app-makers Happify explains why we should all just give ourselves a break. According to the infographic, self-compassion has three main components: Being supportive of ourselves, understanding everyone's human capacity for making the occasional mistake, and having the mindfulness to accurately know how we're doing. Practicing self-compassion, as we recently learned, can be the secret to getting out of the procrastination cycle. Simply forgiving ourselves for waiting until the last minute makes us much less likely to do it again. And, as the infographic explains, we're also more equipped to get through life's rough patches and have a better body image (regardless of BMI) when we're able to have compassion for ourselves. It's easy to confuse self-compassion with

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    Adore these Crazy Sexy Love Notes from Kris Carr... "It’s high time you gave yourself a healthy dose of self-love. The fact is, you deserve it. You are a magnificent, radiant being. You are divine. And you are awesome. The sooner you start embracing that and treating yourself accordingly, the sooner your life will begin to unfold with compassion, purpose, ease, health, and vitality."

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