In this episode Diana interviews clinical psychologist and meditation teacher Dr. Radhule Weininger. Dr. Weininger shares her path to Buddhism and how her meditation practice informs her therapy practice. Dr. Weininger discusses her understanding of self compassion and describes approaches we can use to increase a felt sense of kindness toward ourselves. Dr. Weininger describes The Compassionate Choice Practice–a technique she developed for approaching our emotional reactions that integrates Western understanding of emotions with Buddhist principles of mindfulness and compassion. Finally, Dr. Weininger leads us in a loving kindness meditation led by Dr. Weininger.