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Self-Compassion Resources

Take this self-compassion assessment to reflect on where you are starting from

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself, by Kristin Neff
The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive, by Kristin Neff & Christopher Germer
Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive, by Kristin Neff

Podcast episodes
The Art of Self-Compassion in Pain Care (Healing Pain Podcast)
How to Make Self-Compassion Work for You (Ten Percent Happier Podcast)
Kryptonite for the Inner Critic (Ten Percent Happier Podcast)
The Scientific Case for Self-Compassion (Ten Percent Happier Podcast)
Self-Compassion Ain’t Always So Soft (Ten Percent Happier Podcast)
Kristin Neff, Ph.D.: The Power of Self-Compassion (The Drive with Peter Attia Podcast)

Online videos
The Space Between Self-Esteem and Self-Compassion: Kristin Neff
The Benefits of Not Being a Jerk to Yourself (TED Talk by Dan Harris)

10 Self-Compassion Practices for COVID-19

Self-Compassion – Kristin Neff’s Website
Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

Online classes
Center for Mindful Self-Compassion Circles of Practice

Self-Compassion Practices

Soothing/Supportive Touch
Reflection on treatment of Friends vs Self
Soles of the Feet
Compassionate Body Scan
Affectionate Breathing
Self-Compassion Break
Changing Critical Self-Talk
Loving-Kindness for Ourselves
Giving and Receiving Compassion
Being with Difficult Emotions
Compassionate Friend

Other Resources

Brene Brown on Boundaries
How to Make Hard Choices (TED talk by Ruth Chang)
What is IFS Therapy? | Intro to Internal Family Systems (Dr. Tori Olds)