Inclusion and Diversity

July 15, 2019

“How is Your Heart Today?”
Compassion at Angola Prison

By Dr. Chris Germer
CMSC Co-Founder

Touched by the depth of caring and authentic brotherhood he found during a recent trip to Angola Prison in Louisiana, USA, Chris Germer discovered the power of self-compassion to support those suffering under the oppressive weight of shame for their ...

June 20, 2019

MSC and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

By Dr. Chris Germer
CMSC Co-Founder

By Dr. Chris Germer
Co-founder, Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

DEI training may appear to be simply the latest American obsession, but, in my view, it will soon become a global imperative. Regardless of the c...

October 9, 2018

Privilege, Power and a Pair of Plastic Earrings: The Inner Capacity of Self-Compassion

By Dr. Steve Hickman
CMSC Executive Director

Written by Dr. Steve Hickman
Her radiance, the lack of self-consciousness, the spirit of a Carioca (a resident of Rio) all shone through because she could embrace her true nature as a glorious, lively, perfectly imperfect human being who simply...