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Practicing Self Compassion: The Cannabis Cleanse Diaries

Practicing Self Compassion: The Cannabis Cleanse Diaries

A couple years back, I read a book called Self Compassion by Kristin Neff. The author describes the way in which we are always comparing ourselves to others, and our own critical self-talk. I had never realized before reading the book how negative I was towards myself, and it made me begin to see life in another way. One where my own opinion of myself was what mattered most and I could be my own best friend, soothing myself in times of sadness and cheering myself on in good times and bad.

Cannabis helps me in this endeavor, as it helps me not to take myself too seriously and to relax for a while. It helps me take a step back from my emotions and see them objectively, allowing me to process things better and see more clearly. 

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