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Self-compassion for young people, now more than ever

By Center For Mindful Self-Compassion

As people in Generation Z step into the sphere of adulting, many face enormous burdens of work/school pressure, self-doubt, loneliness, and despair. Embracing Your Life was designed to help people 18-30 to learn to befriend themselves and find stability, strength, and kindness in a very uncertain world. Please share widely about this rare opportunity for young adults to gather in a non-judgmental environment and be welcomed exactly as they are.


CMSC Welcomes Aly Waibel as Associate Executive Director for Professional Training and Operations

By Center For Mindful Self-Compassion

We at CMSC are thrilled to have Aly on board! Her amazing work at the Compassion Institute prepared her well for her role here, and having a fresh perspective from outside the CMSC organization will be invaluable.

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Fierce self-compassion and protection from harm

By Dr. Kristin Neff

Self-compassion is aimed at alleviating suffering, and to do so, sometimes we need to protect ourselves — to speak up, say no, draw boundaries, or to stand up to injustice. This essay is an excerpt from Kristin Neff's forthcoming book, Fierce Self-Compassion.

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MSC Core Skills Workshop

Chris Germer, Kristin Neff
July 21 - July 30, 2021