The purpose of the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion is to alleviate human suffering and to improve the collective well-being of our world through the practice of self-compassion. Welcome, we are so glad you are here.
Fierce Self-Compassion Workshop Live Online with Kristin Neff
Saturday, February 17, 2024: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT / 12:00 – 3:00 PM EST– Click here to view the Time Conversion Chart
Self-Compassion for Shame with Natalie Bell and Laila Narsi
February 27 – April 23, 2024 (Skip March 26) weekly at 3:00 – 5:00 PM PT: In this course, we’ll take a unique, non-pathological look at shame through the eyes of self-compassion and discover how self-compassion is the antidote to shame.
March 10-15, 2024 with Chris Germer & Sydney Spears in Sedona, Arizona: Join us in the wonderful landscape of Sedona for five days of MSC activities include short talks, experiential exercises, meditation, group discussion, and home practices.
Free Practices and Meditations led by Kristin Neff and Chris Germer
Meditations and practices are drawn from the MSC program, and are presented in order of the particular MSC sessions in which they are taught. Recorded in English by MSC founders Chris Germer and/or Kristin Neff. All recordings can be downloaded by using a right click on the name of the practice.
Loving Kindness for Someone You Care About with Dr. Karen Bluth
Step into a space of greater compassion for yourself and a loved one with Certified MSC teacher, author, and co-creator of the CMSC’s Mindful Self-Compassion Teen Program, Dr. Karen Bluth. This meditation will connect you to the beauty of breathing kindness for yourself and others, guiding you to a deeper understanding of love in action.
The Center for Mindful Self-Compassion (CMSC) was founded in 2012 by Dr. Chris Germer and Dr. Kristin Neff to be the global leader in self-compassion training and practice. The Center is a US-based nonprofit that serves students and certifies MSC teachers internationally. Through online and in-person public programs, workshops, and professional training, we create a world that is kinder, healthier and more enjoyable for all.