By Meg Lundstrom
For greater peace of mind, learn the secrets to self-compassion
High self-esteem has long been touted by psychologists as the key to
happiness and success. But these days, experts are questioning self-esteem's
status as a personal cure-all — noting that it's hard to acquire, even harder
to hang on to, and can lead to arrogance and narcissism. What does
create a healthy, resilient psyche, it turns out, is self-compassion. When
things go badly, a be-kind-to-yourself...