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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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Bringing the Benefits of Self-Compassion into the Workplace: MSC@Work

By Wibo Koole


Harsh, performance-oriented workplaces can take an emotional and physical toll on employees. MSC@Work, debuting in January, helps build the inner resource people need to thrive at work and in life: self-compassion.

Cultivating Kindness and Strength in the Face of Difficulty: Yin and Yang of Self-Compassion

By Dr. Kristin Neff
Co-founder,Center for Mindful Self-Compassion


Kristin Neff discusses the importance of deepening our understanding of self-compassion to include self-protection, self-motivation, and providing for ourselves.



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