Don’t Be Too Hard on Yourself

Titta Tiara
2 min readApr 25


“Be kind to yourself, for you are only human. Remember that mistakes are opportunities for growth, not a measure of your worth.”

Photo by Artem Kovalev on Unsplash

As humans, we often set high expectations for ourselves and strive for perfection in everything we do. However, when we inevitably fall short, it’s easy to become too hard on ourselves. We may criticize ourselves for our mistakes and dwell on our failures, leading to negative thoughts and feelings of worthlessness.

But being too hard on ourselves can be counterproductive and even harmful to our mental health. Instead, we should practice self-compassion and be kinder to ourselves. This means treating ourselves with the same understanding and kindness that we would offer to a friend who was struggling.

We can focus on our accomplishments and the things we’ve done well, rather than dwelling on our mistakes. It’s important to take care of ourselves, both physically and mentally, by getting enough rest, exercise, and healthy food. And if we’re struggling, we shouldn’t hesitate to seek support from friends, family, or a mental health professional.

In the end, being kind to ourselves can help us overcome setbacks and move forward towards our goals. It can improve our mental health and strengthen our relationships with others. So let’s remember to give ourselves a break, and practice self-love and compassion.

Thank you for reading and supporting me 🤍