Self-Compassion Research

6 Ways Dogs Teach Us Self-Compassion

By Marissa C. Knox
Trained MSC Teacher and PhD candidate,
Educational Psychology

A recent study examined the effects of dog ownership on veterans with symptoms of post-traumatic stress. This research sugges...

by Marissa Knox

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Children, Teens, and Families

On the Road to Empowerment: Fierce Self-Compassion for Mothers

By CMSC

by Alison Rogers Psychotherapist, Yoga Teacher, and Author “This is a wonderful gift to any new mother. When we cultivate inner warmth, kindness, an...

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Clinical Applications

The Case for Surgical Self-Compassion

By Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

The ubiquitous story that the road to excellence and high performance should be paved with external or internal criticism and shame is a psychological...

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Food for Thought

Medicine for Difficult Times

By Ravi Chandra

This incisive and thoughtful commentary teaches how self-compassion, mindfulness, and relationship can support us in coping with tragedy and violence...

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Good Works

“How is Your Heart Today?”
Compassion at Angola Prison

By Dr. Chris Germer
CMSC Co-Founder

Touched by the depth of caring and authentic brotherhood he found during a recent trip to Angola Prison in Louisiana, USA, Chris Germer discovered the...

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Inclusion and Diversity

“How is Your Heart Today?”
Compassion at Angola Prison

By Dr. Chris Germer
CMSC Co-Founder

Touched by the depth of caring and authentic brotherhood he found during a recent trip to Angola Prison in Louisiana, USA, Chris Germer discovered the...

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Inspiration

Self-Compassionate Parenting Through Addiction Recovery

By Catherine Polan Orzech

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...

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Relational Self-Compassion

“How is Your Heart Today?”
Compassion at Angola Prison

By Dr. Chris Germer
CMSC Co-Founder

Touched by the depth of caring and authentic brotherhood he found during a recent trip to Angola Prison in Louisiana, USA, Chris Germer discovered the...

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Self-Compassion Around the World

Loving, Connected Presence in a Global Classroom

By Aimee Eckhardt

While it might be difficult to imagine an online learning experience being as effective as a traditional classroom experience, we've found over the ye...

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Special Populations

“How is Your Heart Today?”
Compassion at Angola Prison

By Dr. Chris Germer
CMSC Co-Founder

Touched by the depth of caring and authentic brotherhood he found during a recent trip to Angola Prison in Louisiana, USA, Chris Germer discovered the...

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The Body

Break the Cycle of Anxious Thinking and Get the Sleep You Need: Mindfulness for Insomnia

By Catherine Polan Orzech

There are few things that can bring out our common humanity more than the maddening struggle with sleeplessness. Trained mindfulness expert and MSC te...

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Yin and Yang of Self-Compassion

On the Road to Empowerment: Fierce Self-Compassion for Mothers

By CMSC

by Alison Rogers Psychotherapist, Yoga Teacher, and Author “This is a wonderful gift to any new mother. When we cultivate inner warmth, kindness, an...

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