This Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) course includes 8 weekly online sessions (2.5 hours each week), and a half-day mindfulness retreat (4 hours). Each week builds on the previous one and participants who register for the course should be able to attend all or most of the 8 sessions. Program activities include guided meditation, short talks, experiential exercises, group discussion, and home practices. The goal is for participants to directly experience self-compassion and learn practices that evoke mindfulness and compassion in daily life.
The MSC course focuses on building emotional resources and cultivating mindfulness to see clearly what is happening so we know how to skillfully respond. Positive changes happen naturally as we develop the capacity to be with ourselves and the range of our experiences in a kinder, more compassionate way.