In this episode of The Psychology Podcast, we learn about the healing power of wholeheartedness. Dr. Kristin Neff, an expert in compassion, shares the impact that self-support has on our emotional, spiritual, professional, and physical wellbeing. Approaching all of our actions with kindness, compassion, and wholeheartedness allows us to tap into our strongest sense of health. Tied directly to mindfulness, self-compassion ensures that we can be our own best ally. When we lead with self-compassion, we decrease our Experience of anxiety, depression, stress, and illness which are scientifically tied to stress. We can truly benefit from learning how to care for ourselves as we care for others.