If your best friend comes to you about a hard time they are having with something, your first response would be caring and compassionate. The advice you give in your language is most likely realistic and practical, but generous.
Do you treat yourself the same way? What do you say to yourself when you mess up? Are you your OWN best friend?
Dr. Kristina Hallett is a board-certified specialist in clinical psychology, professor, life coach, and author of the best-seller, "Own Best Friend." She explains how learning to let go of self-doubt and negative internal messages can help you become your own best friend, using her 8-step EMPOWERS process.