Self-Compassion for You and Your Kids
Kristin Neff, PhD
What You’ll Learn
Discover why mindfulness is not the last step, and why we also need self-compassion and connection to start transforming our classrooms, homes, and communities in meaningful ways
Learn the difference between self-esteem and self-compassion, and why it is essential to understand when passing this on to kids and adolescents
Follow along in a guided practice to help you experience self-compassion
About Kristin Neff
Kristin Neff is currently an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a pioneer in the field of self-compassion research, conducting the first empirical studies on self-compassion over a decade ago. In addition to writing numerous academic articles and book chapters on the topic, she is author of the book "Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself," released by William Morrow. In conjunction with her colleague Dr. Chris Germer, she has developed an empirically supported eight-week training program called Mindful Self-Compassion, which is taught by thousands of teachers worldwide, and the Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook is now available by Guilford.
Learn about self-compassion, including research, the Self-Compassion Scale, videos, guided meditations, and exercises, on her website. Learn about the Mindful Self-Compassion program, including where to find a course near you or online, at the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion website. You can sign up to hear about special self-compassion events here and check out Kristin's books, the #1 bestseller The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook and Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself.
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