Mindfulness- Self-Compassion


The Space Between Self-Esteem and Self Compassion: Kristin Neff at TEDxCentennialParkWomen

"According to Neff (2003a), self-compassion involves ‘being open to and moved by one’s own suffering, experiencing feelings of caring and kindness toward oneself, taking an understanding, non-judgmental attitude toward one’s inadequacies and failures, and recognizing that one’s experience is part of the common human experience" (p. 224). 

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  • Definition of Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff. Read More.


Additional Research Materials

Self-Compassion Break- Make contact with the stress as it arises in your body and calm it. Read More.

Write a compassionate letter to myself. Read more.

Loving-Kindness for beginners. Read More.

Soften, Sooth, and allow for mindful self-compassion. Read More.

Simple ways to calm yourself with a soothing touch. Read More.

A Pilot Study and Randomized Controlled Trial of the Mindful Self-Compassion Program. Read More.

Self-Compassion, Stress, and Coping. Read More.

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