EP 3: The Science of Self-Compassion

DO YOU HAVE A HARSH INNER CRITIC?

DO YOU BLAME YOURSELF FOR YOUR STRUGGLES?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO DEVELOP A KINDER RELATIONSHIP WITH YOURSELF?

THEN THIS EPISODE IS FOR YOU!

Self-compassion is an emerging field of research in clinical psychology. Individuals who are kind to themselves in the face of struggle are less likely to struggle with psychopathology such as depression and anxiety and more likely to feel socially connected. In this episode, Drs. Diana Hill and Rae Littlewood discuss the science and practice of self-compassion.

In this episode, you will learn:

Resources:

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion by Christopher Germer, Ph.D.

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristen Neff, Ph.D.

Diana's list of Metta Meditations:

May I be one with myself

May I be free from suffering

May l be at peace

May I be safe and protected

May I sense my worthiness and well-being

May I live with ease

May I be healthy

May I accept myself as I am

May I care for myself

May I be kind to myself

May I find peace in this uncertain world

May my happiness continue to grow

May I love and be loved

May I forgive myself

May I be patient

May I be strong

May I trust this world

Dear one, may you be happy and content

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