Children, Teens, and Families

February 28, 2020

5 Myths of Self-Compassion

By Dr. Kristin Neff
CMSC Co-Founder

For many, "self-compassion" carries the whiff of all those other bad “self” terms: self-pity, self-serving, self-indulgent, self-centered, just plain selfish. Generations removed from Puritan times, we still seem to believe that if we aren’t pu...

February 10, 2020

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...

January 29, 2020

2021 MSC Regional Teacher Festival Announced

By Admin

We are excited to announce our first Regional MSC Teacher Festival is currently planned for July 15-18, 2021 in the Niagara Falls region of North America, on the Canadian-US Border....

January 25, 2020

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...

September 14, 2019

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

By Admin

Compassion is aimed at the alleviation of suffering—that of others or ourselves— and can be ferocious as well as tender. -Kristin Neff...