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!
A Personal Message from New CMSC Executive Director Elijah Zimmerman
Executive Director Elijah Zimmerman, Ph.D introduces himself and shares his background in inclusive leadership and community projects.
Research: Self-Compassion in Friendships
Three research studies of adolescents and college students show that Self-Compassion has a positive impact on friendships.
Gifts of Service They Won’t Forget
A contemplation on the gift of service, giving ourselves self-compassion amidst the holidays and sharing that gift with others.
The Effects of Self-Compassion on Gratitude & Prosocial Behavior
A study of students in five different chinese middle schools over three consecutive years showed the more self-compassionate the adolescents were, the more prosocial and grateful they were.
Research: Self-Compassion Applied to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB)
By Center for Mindful Self-Compassion Does self-compassion buffer against the adverse effects of racial discrimination and is it protective among sexual-and gender-minority adolescents across racial groups? These are questions researchers…
Research: The Role of Self-Compassion in Creativity
Research shows that self-compassion can support the creative process. One study found self-compassion to be positively associated with artistic achievement and another study found self-compassion to support creative originality in self-critical individuals.
Mindful Self-Compassion Practices for Creatives
MSC Teacher Lorelei Loveridge discusses how mindful self-compassion can alleviate the pressure creatives face to produce by allowing them permission to feel, express, and connect.
Self-Compassion And Quality Of Life Research
Self-Compassion And Quality Of Life
Celebrating the New CMSC Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee
As the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, (DEIB), I am very happy to announce that the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion (CMSC) has recently established a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion…
MSC Japan Website is Now Live
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…
CMSC Welcomes Aly Waibel as Associate Executive Director for Professional Training and Operations
We at CMSC are thrilled to have Aly on board! Her amazing work at the Compassion Institute prepared her well for her role here, and having a fresh perspective from outside the CMSC organization will be invaluable.
The Little Book of Self-Compassion
The Little Book of Self-Compassion by MSC Teacher, Kathryn Lovewell was born out of the desire to share the transformative power, potency and accessibility of Mindful Self-Compassion. It is intended as a deep bow to Chris and Kristin’s work and a “first step” for all those who want kindness inside, but don’t know or believe it is possible.
An Interview with Chris Germer and Kristin Neff on Their New Book: Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program</i>
—✦— Giving oneself compassion is a challenging process for just about everyone. That’s why the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program was created by Drs. Chris Germer and Kristin Neff in 2010…