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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)