Self-compassion and reactions to unpleasant self-relevant events: the implications of treating oneself kindly.

@article{Leary2007SelfcompassionAR,
  title={Self-compassion and reactions to unpleasant self-relevant events: the implications of treating oneself kindly.},
  author={Mark R. Leary and Eleanor B. Tate and Claire Adams and Ashley Batts Allen and Jessica Clare Hancock},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={92 5},
  pages={
          887-904
        }
}
Five studies investigated the cognitive and emotional processes by which self-compassionate people deal with unpleasant life events. In the various studies, participants reported on negative events in their daily lives, responded to hypothetical scenarios, reacted to interpersonal feedback, rated their or others' videotaped performances in an awkward situation, and reflected on negative personal experiences. Results from Study 1 showed that self-compassion predicted emotional and cognitive… 

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