By Steve Hickman
“The beatings will continue until morale improves!” In the new year, what would it be like to motivate yourself out of love and positive regard for yourself rather than criticism, judgment and shaming?
by Chris Germer and Kristin Neff
When we are aware of the near enemies of fierce compassion, including hostility, emotional reactivity, and self-righteousness, and we can act compassionately and affirmatively in the world without adding to the suffering that is already there.
Written by Cassondra Graff, M.S., LCSW
Something inside me said “Go!” So I did.
I went to Vietnam in the Spring of 2018 with an international delegation of like-minded people with two objectives: firstly, to bring the Mindful Self-Compassion, MSC program to Vietnam and make the program more accessible to the locals; and secondly to enable Vietnam to self-sustain MSC programs in the future. We would ultimately achieve these objectives with our Vietnamese partners and the generosity of people from all over the world…