Self-Compassion Around the World

January 10, 2023

MSC Teacher Sema Demirkan Opens School of Compassion in Turkey

By Center For Mindful Self-Compassion

Sema Demirkan is a certified MSC teacher and founder of the School of Compassion (SoC), the first and only self-compassion & compassion educational center in Turkey. School of Compassion is […]...

April 29, 2022

Acknowledging Our Many Names: My Experience of Bearing Witness in Auschwitz

By Mirjam Luthe

“Beyond right and wrong, there is a place. Here we can meet each other.” – Rumi This November morning in 2017 was colder than I had expected it to be. […]...

January 24, 2022

Igniting Self-Compassion in Africa

By Mirjam Luthe

Vulnerable populations in developing countries have little or no access to mindfulness and self-compassion practices, which limits their ability to support their mental health and wellbeing in dire circumstances. So […]...

July 8, 2021

MSC Japan Website is Now Live

By Kyoko Takenaka

Hello, Everyone! We are delighted to introduce MSC Japan and our new website! (   MSC in Japan is still in its beginning stages. Japan has had a long history […]...

July 7, 2021

Opening Hearts Through Mindful Self-Compassion in Italy

By Mirjam Luthe

“The radiant, elegant cosmos that we can observe is actually our own consciousness and not something separate from us on the outside.” (Thich Nhat Hanh). We are always connected. From […]...