CMSC Blog

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...

February 10, 2020

The Promise of Self-Compassion for Attorneys

By Admin

Many lawyers may think that self-compassion is too touchy feely and that if they indulge in such feelings, they will lose their edge.  While skepticism is understandable, research findings debunk some of the common misconception about the construct....

February 10, 2020

Noticing what you need and then asking for it: Self-compassion 101

By Anna Lannstrom

Like so many other women, my fierce self-compassion is still very much a work in progress.  But I’m getting better at the self-awareness part. And so, for today, I practice self compassion by congratulating myself on how far I have come – and I ...

January 25, 2020

An ambitious vision for compassionate children’s television is steadily taking root with “Sophie and Friends”

By Sophie Kirby
CMSC Guest Author

Inspired by her experience learning self-compassion, MSC graduate Sophie Kirby wondered, “What if we taught kids compassion from the get-go? Imagine what their world could become.” Her ambitious vision for remarkable children’s TV is now ending...

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...