Form: Self-Compassion Scale, SCS

Self-Compassion Scale, SCS
1 Almost never
2 Rarely
3 Sometimes
4 Often
5 Almost always
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2
3
4
5
1
I'm disapproving and judgmental about my own flaws and inadequacies.
2
When I'm feeling down I tend to obsess and fixate on everything that's wrong.
3
When things are going badly for me, I see the difficulties as part of life that everyone goes through.
4
When I think about my inadequacies, it tends to make me feel more separate and cut off from the rest of the world.
5
I try to be loving towards myself when I'm feeling emotional pain.
6
When I fail at something important to me I become consumed by feelings of inadequacy.
7
When I'm down, I remind myself that there are lots of other people in the world feeling like I am.
8
When times are really difficult, I tend to be tough on myself.
9
When something upsets me I try to keep my emotions in balance.
10
When I feel inadequate in some way, I try to remind myself that feelings of inadequacy are shared by most people.
11
I'm intolerant and impatient towards those aspects of my personality I don't like.
12
When I'm going through a very hard time, I give myself the caring and tenderness I need.
13
When I'm feeling down, I tend to feel like most other people are probably happier than I am.
14
When something painful happens I try to take a balanced view of the situation.
15
I try to see my failings as part of the human condition
16
When I see aspects of myself that I don't like, I get down on myself.
17
When I fail at something important to me I try to keep things in perspective.
18
When I'm really struggling, I tend to feel like other people must be having an easier time of it.
19
I'm kind to myself when I'm experiencing suffering.
20
When something upsets me I get carried away with my feelings.
21
I can be a bit cold-hearted towards myself when I'm experiencing suffering.
22
When I'm feeling down I try to approach my feelings with curiosity and openness.
23
I'm tolerant of my own flaws and inadequacies.
24
When something painful happens I tend to blow the incident out of proportion.
25
When I fail at something that's important to me, I tend to feel alone in my failure.
26
I try to be understanding and patient towards those aspects of my personality I don't like.