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

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....

by Wibo Koole

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Children, Teens, and Families

Rx when Parenting a Child with a Chronic Condition

By Tara Cousineau

Parenting a child with an illness or disability is very common yet remains a silent plight for many.  Close to 20% of parents have a child with a chronic condition or disability, which is defined as any condition that has lasted or is expected to la...

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Clinical Applications

Noticing what you need and then asking for it: Self-compassion 101

By Anna Lannstrom

Like so many other women, my fierce self-compassion is still very much a work in progress.  But I’m getting better at the self-awareness part. And so, for today, I practice self compassion by congratulating myself on how far I have come – and I ...

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The Little Book of Self-Compassion

By Kathryn Lovewell

The Little Book of Self-Compassion by MSC Teacher, Kathryn Lovewell was born out of the desire to share the transformative power, potency and accessibility of Mindful Self-Compassion. It is intended as a deep bow to Chris and Kristin’s wor...

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Food for Thought

Coping During Australia’s Bushfire Crisis: MSC Teachers Share Their Stories

By Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

"... A knowing arises in me that I need an anchor, a way to find balance for my nervous system. This anchor is what gives me some stability to hold onto. Without that I become a mess and am unable to be of service to myself or anyone else."...

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Good Works

Healing in Community: Project Huruma

By Lorraine Hobbs

Project Huruma has emerged with a vision to support caregivers and survivors of trauma around the world with mindfulness and self-compassion skills, starting with the Mt. Elgon community in Western Kenya. Here, we offer you the first in a series of a...

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Inclusion and Diversity

Embracing Diversity and Social Justice Work in Teaching MSC: Introduction to the Series


An introduction to a series on DEI issues that we hope to explore and share with you in the year ahead. Our deepening intimacy through conversation provided us with fertile ground to unpack how the forces of oppression and privilege have impacted us ...

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Taking Our Practice into the World

By Aimee Eckhardt

While we may begin training in self-compassion to ease our own personal pain, the transformation that follows is a deeply practical, radically counter-cultural state of being which directly benefits the world at large....

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