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Ready to Stop Judging Yourself?

Posted on May 23, 2018



"I was tired of listening to my harshest critic, the little voice in my head, so I became more KIND to myself." -Member of MyMigraineTeam

You may judge yourself and others
every day without realizing it. Like many members of MyMigraineTeam have found, living with migraines is an exercise in frustrating moments. You may judge yourself when you forget something, when pain causes you to cancel plans, or when you falter with a simple task. The problem is when you let these internal judgments shape belief in yourself.

Here are recent conversations from members on MyMigraineTeam:

Experts in mindfulness and self-care recommend pausing a moment when you find you're judging yourself. Be aware of those judgments. Ask yourself where this is coming from. Use the moment to be gentle and compassionate with yourself.

Do you recall a time when you were particularly critical of yourself? What are you doing to show yourself kindness in those moments? Share in the comments below or directly on MyMigraineTeam.

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