When you are feeling down do you tend to obsess and fixate on everything that is wrong?
When things are going badly for you, do you see the difficulties as part of life that everyone goes through?
When You think about your inadequacies,does it tend to make you feel more separate and cut off from the rest of the world?
Do you try to be loving toward yourself when your feeling emotional pain.?
Here are the first five questions I will leave to to ponder...