Special Populations

January 25, 2020

Project Huruma Supporting Kenyan Women and Children in Need

By Lorraine Hobbs

Project Huruma has emerged with a vision to support caregivers and survivors of trauma around the world with mindfulness and self-compassion skills, starting with the Mt. Elgon community in Western Kenya. Here, we offer you the first in a series of a...

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 ...

May 9, 2019

Mindful Self-Compassion benefits health care providers, especially those lacking in self-compassion

By Krista Gregory

by Krista Gregory, MDiv
Amidst unprecedented rates of burnout and suicide, RCT shows that abbreviated MSC program provides much-needed relief to health care professionals....

March 11, 2019

Do you get a second try at life?

By Cynthia Phelps

By Dr. Cynthia Phelps
Shame and recovery: How self-compassion stepped in where rehab left off...

January 31, 2019

Ultimate Courage

By Daniel Ellenberg

By Daniel Ellenberg, PhD
A startling number of men suffer in silence. They hide their pain, often from even themselves. Self-compassion leads men to the source of their own inner strength....