What is the first thing that goes through your mind after you make a trivial error at work or say something embarrassing in front of other people
an unhealthy relationship with yourself, Cohen says you're more likely to be critical of the way you behave, even if you have the ability to laugh it off and move on.
On the other hand, if you have healthy coping skills, you might be able to laugh it off and move on.
"When you cannot forgive yourself for imperfections or mistakes, you tend to become stuck in negativity," says Moir
pointing out that you might get imprisoned in feelings of shame and guilt.
When you cannot forgive yourself for imperfections or mistakes, you tend to become stuck in negativity."
Accepting responsibility for your actions after making a mistake is essential; but, obsessing on the mistake and punishing yourself for it can quickly become destructive behaviors
When you're in a toxic relationship with yourself, it's easy to slip into habits and cycles that have the opposite impact of taking care of yourself