Three research studies of adolescents and college students show that Self-Compassion has a positive impact on friendships.
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.
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…
A growing body of research shows self-compassion is uniquely helpful for dealing with shame, perhaps the most difficult of human emotions.
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.
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
Self-Compassion research shows that not only does it support well-being in the LGBTQIA+ community, it buffers against the negative psychological impact of stress on sexual minorities.
Self-Compassion has a place within modern organizations and research has shown that it positively impacts both individual levels of burnout and empathy fatigue between groups.
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 interconnected wellbeing.
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.
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 connecting with the loving presence of a canine friend.