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Why It’s Easier to Believe Criticism About Ourselves Than Compliments

The more we care what others think of us, the harder it is to know ourselves. But self-compassion can help.

Photo by Alex Ivashenko on Unsplash

Depending on who you listen to, I’m a “try-hard,” an imposter, no fun at parties, and could be improving at, well, just about everything, from the way I dress, to the…

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Rainesford Stauffer

Rainesford Stauffer

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Author of An Ordinary Age, out 5/4/2021. Freelance writer. Kentuckian.