Why it's Easier to Give than Receive Compassion

In this video, Holly encourages us to think about why it's easier to give compassion and kindness to others than to receive it. We often extend warmth and understanding to friends and family members but are so hard on ourselves. When a friend comes to us in distress and is feeling as if they are coming up short or are struggling with feeling judged, we often know just what to say to help them feel loved and supported. However, when the tables are turned and migraine is causing us to miss out and make us feel less than, we struggle to access self-compassion.

Do you find this to be a challenge for you? Are there any strategies you employ to help you become more kind and compassionate toward yourself while navigating migraine? Please share your thoughts in the comment section below so that we may learn from you.

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