April 6, 2021

United Kingdom (UK) MSC Teachers Community

By Ali Lambie

It feels timely during this time of the pandemic to raise awareness that we have a rich and growing community of MSC teachers in the UK. We are a community […]...

April 6, 2021

Australasia MSC Teacher 2021 Lunar New Year Meet & Greet

By Yuka Ebihara

More than 120 MSC Teachers in Asia and Oceania gathered together to mark the beginning of the Chinese New Year of the Ox with Chris and Kristin. Our first CMSC Lunar New Year Meet and Greet was organized to facilitate communication and network buildi...

March 30, 2021

When You Need More Than Gentle: Yang Self-Compassion as the Powerful Side of Kindness

By Jessie Everts
CMSC Guest Author

When we first take a Mindful Self-Compassion course, important aspects of our inner life can be illuminated. For psychotherapist and author Jessie Everts, her first course revealed for her the importance of both tender self-compassion and is lesser-u...

March 30, 2021

Fierce, Tender, Whole: Taking Action for Ourselves and the World

By Dr. Kristin Neff
CMSC Co-Founder

Women are being called by the pressing issues of the day—sexual harassment, pay inequality, rampant prejudice, health disparities, political division, our dying planet—to claim our power and take action. I believe that by developing and integrati...

January 5, 2021

MSC in Vietnam: "Saving the World" by Letting Go

By Ha Tran

Letting go gave me just enough space to realize that love and wisdom, which were the essence of what we were teaching, were a circular flow, rather than unidirectional from me to the participants. That this essence was already the nature of all being...