CMSC News

February 1, 2023

MSC Teacher Karen Bluth Wins Award for Teen Self-Compassion Research

By Center For Mindful Self-Compassion

Join us in celebrating Certified MSC teacher, teacher trainer, author, and co-creator of the curriculum for CMSC’s Mindful Self-Compassion Teen Program, Dr. Karen Bluth! Karen is an Associate Professor in […]...

January 6, 2023

A Personal Message from New CMSC Executive Director Elijah Zimmerman

By Center For Mindful Self-Compassion

____________________ “Leading CMSC feels like a homecoming into open curiosity and collective acceptance of the present moment. I’m excited to meet everyone who belongs to this vibrant community.” – Elijah […]...

December 6, 2022

Research: Self-Compassion in Friendships

By Catarina Ahlvik-Garrison

How does self-compassion support our relationship with others? Can self-compassion support us in being a better friend not only to ourselves but also to others?   Below you will find […]...

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...