Special Populations

June 7, 2022

How Self-Compassion Transforms Queer Shame into Pride

By Markus Bohlmann

We can turn shame into pride, but we cannot do so once and for all: shame lives on in pride, and pride can easily turn back into shame. – Heather […]...

June 3, 2022

Self-Compassion Research on LGBTQIA+ Wellbeing

By Catarina Ahlvik-Garrison

As we celebrate Pride with friends and loved ones in the month of June, we show support for people of all sexual orientations in our community and we come together […]...

March 11, 2021

Transformations Through Mindful Self-Compassion in Eldoret

By Laila Narsi

Sometimes, there are atrocities that are so horrific that we can’t help but be moved to compassionate action. Such was the case in 2018 when over 300 women and children were caught in the political crossfire between warring factions in the secluded...

September 3, 2020

How does self-compassion protect depressed adolescents? Quieting the self may be the key.

By Guanmin Liu
CMSC Guest Author

Excessive focus on one’s own negative aspects can have harmful effects, such as depression. It is especially so for adolescents, because they are more vulnerable to peers’ negative appraisals. We […]...

February 10, 2020

The Promise of Self-Compassion for Attorneys

By Admin

Many lawyers may think that self-compassion is too touchy feely and that if they indulge in such feelings, they will lose their edge.  While skepticism is understandable, research findings debunk some of the common misconception about the construct....