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he non-profit Center for Mindful Self-Compassion is devoted solely to disseminating self-compassion. Self-compassion can be defined as learning to treat yourself the way you would treat a good friend when they suffer, fall short or fail in some way. Founded in 2012 by Kristin Neff, PhD and Christopher K. Germer, PhD, the center is a place where people can learn about self-compassion, find out where to train in MSC, continue to practice MSC skills, and explore how to teach MSC to others. We invite you to explore the site and find out how self-compassion may help you or those you care about.

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MSC Expands to the Middle East to Ease Barriers to Self-Compassion Training

By Helle Laursen
By offering MSC in the Middle East, CMSC is expression its vision of bringing self-compassion training to areas of the world where securing visas can be difficult and financial resources can be extremely limited.

Approaching Back Pain with Self-Compassion

By Lyndi Smith
Low-back pain is a big deal. An estimated 80% of the population will suffer from back pain at some point. Read five self-compassionate responses that can help.

Do you get a second try at life?

By Dr. Cynthia Phelps
Shame and recovery: How self-compassion stepped in where rehab left off



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