CMSC Blog

September 14, 2021

What I Learned about Self-Compassion—and Life—From My New Vacuum Cleaner

By Karen Bluth

Who would have thought I could learn about self-compassion – and life – from my new vacuum cleaner? SERIOUSLY? Truthfully, I was initially resistant to getting one of those Roomba […]...

September 14, 2021

There Was a Little Blackbird

By Anna Friis

This article was originally published in Anna Friis’ blog on September 5, 2021. Republished with kind permission from the author. This morning I walked past a small blackbird, contorted in pain […]...

August 3, 2021

When All Else Fails...

By David Teitelman

When your tried-and-true sources of connection, strength, and support disintegrate, how to you find your way back to inner stability? MSC Teacher, David Teitelman, reminds us of 4 simple powerful strategies we can use to steady ourselves — right he...

August 2, 2021

STOP and SLOW: Self-Care and Compassion Practice for Educators

By Lisa Baylis

There has never been a time in history when educators have felt such overwhelming levels of burnout and exhaustion. For educators to fulfill their vital roles, it’s abundantly clear that they need to develop resiliency both inside and outside the c...

July 8, 2021

MSC Japan Website is Now Live

By Kyoko Takenaka

Hello, Everyone! We are delighted to introduce MSC Japan and our new website! (https://www.mscjapan.org/)   MSC in Japan is still in its beginning stages. Japan has had a long history […]...