Self-Compassion Research

January 6, 2021

Preliminary Research on the Role of Self-Compassion During the COVID Pandemic

By Marissa Knox

Findings from recent studies in Hong Kong, Spain, Israel, Iran, and Austria illustrate the range of ways, during the tumultuous conditions of the COVID pandemic, that self-compassion can guide us to take actions that promote our healing and interconn...

September 10, 2020

New Research Demonstrates Benefits of Self-Compassion on Physical Health

By Admin

According to recent research that synthesized findings from 94 studies and 29,588 individuals, our physical wellness can be supported by an inner resource that is already available within us and can be accessed at a moment’s notice: self-compassion...

January 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...