Self-Compassion Resources

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”

 

-Jack Kornfield

 

WEBSITES

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)

Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness (a great resource for anyone using mindfulness and/or self-compassion in their work

 

BOOKS

“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

Guided Meditations

Paul Gilbert’s website (founder of Compassion Focused Therapy)

Kristin Neff’s website

Chris Germer’s website

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

Resources in Spanish

Resources in Dutch

Resources in German

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MY Blog Posts About Self-Compassion

The Difference Between Self-Compassion and Self-Pity

The Difference Between Self-Compassion and Self-Pity

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...

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The Common Myths of Self-Compassion

The Common Myths of 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...

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An Intro to Self-Compassion: The Self-Compassion Break

An Intro to Self-Compassion: The Self-Compassion Break

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...

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Combatting Your Inner Critic

Combatting Your Inner Critic

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...

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