Chris and Kristin News

Chris Germer: Past, Present and Future: A Biographical Interview

"I think we're at the beginning of a great wave of compassion." - Chris Germer ...

by Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

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Children, Teens, and Families

Being Your Own Cheerleader

By Marina Barnes

In my profession, I have a bird's-eye view of the intense daily life struggles experienced by many teens who are overwhelmed by academic standards, social pressures, and familial stresses. This is a story about a courageous young woman, Malavika, and...

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Clinical Applications

The Body as Friend, Companion, and Guide: Restoring Connection Through Self-Compassion

By Ann Biasetti

When your body does not behave, look, or feel the way you want it to, you may feel that wish to pull away, blame, and shame it. It is exactly in these challenging moments that self-compassion is there to remind you that your precious body never meant...

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CMSC News

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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Food for Thought

10 Self-Compassion Practices for COVID-19

By CMSC

By Chris Germer & Kristin Neff Co-Developers of the Mindful Self-Compassion Program Many people have asked us how self-compassion practice might help them get through this challenging time.  Everyone has […]...

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Good Works

Planting Seeds of Compassion in Israel

By Galia Tyano Ronen

In my home country of Israel, as we watched the COVID virus touch so many families and friends, a group of women friends and I created a new compassion program to help our community cultivate inner peace. We called it "Planting Seeds of Compassion" a...

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Inclusion and Diversity

My first Experience as a Person of Color in MSC — “Is it Really Me?”

By Sydney Spears

I can remember my very first MSC training experience from several years ago like it was yesterday. There was definitely a surge of internal experiences that I observed as I […]...

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Inspiration

Planting Seeds of Compassion in Israel

By Galia Tyano Ronen

In my home country of Israel, as we watched the COVID virus touch so many families and friends, a group of women friends and I created a new compassion program to help our community cultivate inner peace. We called it "Planting Seeds of Compassion" a...

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