Self-Compassion: Do you talk to yourself as you talk to your friends?

“Treat those around you as you would like to be treated.”

That golden rule we have all known and heard of. But how often do we apply the same rule to ourselves?

It was 9:15 and I had an appointment that started in 10 minutes. My alarm went off but I on today of all days I snoozed it. I quickly threw on some yoga pants, ran a brush through my hair and while looking at myself in the mirror that bully that I know all too well started to appear.