My 2 bits:
Adding the elusiveness of LOVE to the equation: The inner critics are all PART of you, and as such not whole in themselves.
All of us know people, who are hard to love, because they are (all of the dis-qualities shown in the video) annoying as hell, when they let loose. But all life wants to live – strangely enough even abstract, inner thoughts of seemingly independant character chattering away…! Why not IN THE ONSET respect that desire to LIVE by looking at THAT as something needing YOUR help, rather than the other way round?