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…
by Michelle Becker
How compassion for our partner and ourselves can help when disillusionment and negativity bias kick in.
by Catherine Polan Orzech
Mothers in recovery face the challenges as parents that others of us will never have to face. But they also face many of the same internal hurdles that bedevil all parents. We can learn from them, and with them, how learning to parent ourselves with mindfulness and compassion can help us engage with and recover from our own daily challenges in the amazing journey of being a parent.