March 7, 2023

Rising Back Up: How Fierce Self-Compassion Can Build Courage and Resilience

By Natalie Bell

Just the words “Fierce Self-Compassion” evoke a sense of inspiration for me and a calling to be who I am, authentically, in my life.  In Kristin Neff’s book Fierce Self-Compassion, […]...

December 5, 2022

Gifts of Service They Won't Forget

By Aimee Eckhardt

By Aimee Eckhardt
Seeking the perfect gift for someone special? A contemplation on the gift of service....

November 1, 2022

The Effects of Self-Compassion on Gratitude & Prosocial Behavior

By Center For Mindful Self-Compassion

Research unanimously shows self-compassion contributes to adolescents’ psychological well-being, but to what extent does self-compassion influence other-oriented behaviors? What interpersonal benefits might self-compassion contribute to? In this st...

November 1, 2022

Falling Asleep in the Arms of Gratitude

By Kathryn Lovewell

In my world, judgment and gratitude cannot, by their very nature, co-exist. I cannot be grateful for my body and judge it at the same time. I cannot be grateful […]...

September 6, 2022

Self-Compassion and the Three Paradoxes of Shame

By Dr. Chris Germer
CMSC Co-Founder

As you learn more about Mindful Self-Compassion and practice more often you may notice how invisible threads emerge that reflect your deepening practice and understanding of self-compassion. One thread that […]...