“Drs. Neff and Germer are the world’s leading authorities on self-compassion. They show readers in simple, down-to-earth steps how to become more confident, less self-critical, and kinder to themselves.”~ Rick Hanson, PhD, author of Resilient
The seeds of self-compassion already lie within you — learn how you can uncover this powerful inner resource and transform your life.
Are you kinder to others than you are to yourself? More than a thousand research studies show the benefits of being a supportive friend to yourself, especially in times of need. This science-based workbook offers a step-by-step approach to breaking free of harsh self-judgments and impossible standards to cultivate emotional well-being. In a convenient large-size format, this workbook is based on the authors’ groundbreaking eight-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program, which has helped tens of thousands of people worldwide. It is packed with guided meditations; informal practices and exercises that can be done anytime and anywhere; and vivid stories of people using the techniques to address relationship stress, weight and body image issues, health concerns, and anxiety.