Self-compassion is a hot topic in psychology. It predicts everything from emotional resilience to therapy outcome. The exciting news is, with practice, you can increase your self-compassion. In this episode, Dr. Christopher Germer, pioneer in self-compassion and co-founder of the Mindful Self-Compassion Program, discusses:

  • His personal struggle that led him to self-compassion
  • How being kinder to yourself impacts your well-being
  • Common fears about self-compassion that keep us stuck in self-criticism
  • How self-compassion benefits your romantic partnerships

Our podcast has dedicated a number of episodes to compassion for a reason. Increasing