I try to be patient and understanding toward the aspects of my personality that I don't like.
When I'm feeling down, I tend to fixate on everything that's wrong.
When things are going badly for me, I see the difficulties as part of life that everyone goes through.
When I'm feeling down, I try to approach my feelings with curiosity and openness.
When I think about my inadequacies, I feel more separate and cut off from the rest of the world.
I try to be loving toward myself when I'm feeling emotional pain
When I fail at something important to me, I become consumed by feelings of inadequacy.
When I'm down and out, I remind myself that there are lots of other people in the world feeling like I am.
When something upsets me, I try to keep my emotions in balance.
When times are really difficult, I tend to be tough on myself.
I try to see my failings as part of the human condition.
I'm kind to myself when I'm experiencing suffering.