Self-compassion and self-protection strategies : The impact of self-compassion on the use of self-handicapping and sandbagging

@inproceedings{Petersen2013SelfcompassionAS,
  title={Self-compassion and self-protection strategies : The impact of self-compassion on the use of self-handicapping and sandbagging},
  author={Lars-Eric Petersen},
  year={2013}
}
Self-compassion is a self-regulation strategy for countering negative self-directed feelings and emotions. High self-compassionate people treat themselves with kindness, care, and concern when facing negative life experience. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of self-compassion on the use of two self-esteem protecting strategies, self… CONTINUE READING