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How To Have More Self-Compassion During A Pandemic And Beyond 3929

As a nurse, your job includes showing compassion to patients. So why is it often overlooked or deprioritized when it comes to yourself? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary describes compassion as the "sympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it." Self-compassion, then, is the ability to become mindful of your ...

Added by Holly E Carpenter, RN, BSN Blog Quality of Life 03/24/2021

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