“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”
Kristin Neff’s website (Co-founder of MSC. Offers exercises, guided meditations, self-compassion test, research on self-compassion organized by topic)
Chris Germer’s website (Co-founder of MSC. Offers guided meditations and offline workshops on self-compassion and psychotherapy)
The Center for Mindful Self-Compassion (information about Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) courses offered around the world as well as online)
Making Friends With Yourself (MSC adapted for teens and young adults)
Compassion for Couples (MSC applied to couples–offline events offered a few times each year)
“Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive” by Kirstin Neff and Chris Germer
“The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Feelings,” by Christopher Germer
“Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself,” by Kristin Neff
Even more titles listed in the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion library
Paul Gilbert’s website (founder of Compassion Focused Therapy)
Insight Timer (FREE app to stream guided meditations. MSC teachers Chris Germer, Kristin Neff, & Christine Braehler all have MSC meditations available there)
Resources in Languages Other than English
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MY Blog Posts About Self-Compassion
Despite the fact that there is a great deal of research to support the benefits of self-compassion, many people still have a lot of resistance to this word and to giving it a try themselves. In this video and blog series, I'll be addressing the common myths of...
Despite the fact that there is a great deal of research to support the benefits of self-compassion, many people still have a lot of resistance to this word and to giving it a try themselves. In this video and blog series I'll be addressing the common myths of...
I honestly don’t know if I would have ever signed up for a silent retreat if it wasn’t a stepping stone to something else I wanted. Although I've developed a daily mindfulness meditation practice over the past few years, and enjoyed my experience at a day-long silent...
Think back to the last time something went wrong in your business. How did you respond to yourself about it? Did you say something kind and encouraging? Something like, “This is so hard, but it’s going to be ok and I still believe in myself” OR Did your inner...
I just returned from attending this year's 7in7 conference for digital nomads in Medellin, Colombia. It was an incredible conference designed for experienced location independent professionals. And unlike other conferences I’ve attended in the past, it combined...
Want to join me for a 30 day meditation challenge? Life abroad is full of ups and downs, changes and transitions. Meditation can be a helpful tool for riding the waves of uncertainty and difficulties that will inevitably arise now and then. Not only that, but it can...
What comes to mind for you when you hear the word “mindfulness?” Mindfulness has become an important part of the work I do with my clients. Not only is there an increasing amount of research demonstrating the benefits of mindfulness interventions, but I’ve also found...
One of the areas I frequently work on with my clients is learning how to deal with their inner critic. All of us have this critical voice inside of us, to a greater or lesser degree, but we’re often not entirely aware of it. Even if we are aware of it, we may not...
Do you struggle to practice self-care, and instead put your energy into taking care of others? Read below for a metaphor I share with clients about the importance of prioritizing self-care, especially if you want to be able to care for others! Early on in my...
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