I try to be understanding and patient toward those aspects of my personality I don’t like.
When something painful happens, I try to take a balanced view of the situation.
I try to see my failings as part of the human condition.
When I’m going through a very hard time, I give myself the caring and tenderness I need.
When something upsets me, I try to keep my emotions in balance.
When I feel inadequate in some way, I try to remind myself that feelings of inadequacy are shared by most people.
When I fail at something important to me, I become consumed by feelings of inadequacy.
When I’m feeling down, I tend to feel like most other people are probably happier than I am.
When I fail at something that’s important to me, I tend to feel alone in my failure.
When I’m feeling down, I tend to obsess and fixate on everything that’s wrong.
I’m disapproving and judgmental about my own flaws and inadequacies.
I’m intolerant and impatient toward those aspects of my personality I don’t like.