Relational Self-Compassion

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 10, 2019

6 Ways Dogs Teach Us Self-Compassion

By Marissa Knox

A recent study examined the effects of dog ownership on veterans with symptoms of post-traumatic stress. This research suggests that being a dog owner may be a way to access and cultivate the warmth and comfort provided by self-compassion through con...

December 21, 2018

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, 2018

When the Dopamine Blinders Come Off, Self-Compassion is There

By Michelle Becker

by Michelle Becker
How compassion for our partner and ourselves can help when disillusionment and negativity bias kick in....