Interviews and Media
Leading experts on mindful self-compassion Drs. Chris Germer and Kristin Neff share how self-kindness, recognition of our humanity, and mindfulness give us the strength to thrive.
Science shows that self-compassion isn’t about letting yourself off the hook — in fact, it’s the opposite.
Part 2: The Power of Self-Compassion
As their discussion continues, Chris and Amir explore how our cultural influences affect our ability to have compassion for ourselves, and why it’s important that we see through our conditioning and begin to treat ourselves as kindly as we treat our most cherished friends.
An Interview with Kristin Neff and Chris Germer about Mindful Self-Compassion,
HAPPINEZ International magazine, Issue 18, December 2019
Treating yourself with a little kindness. How hard can it be? Harder than we think. Still, it’s just about the most important thing we can do. That’s the message from professor and self- compassion researcher Kristin Neff and psychotherapist Christopher Germer, co-developers of a program for strengthening this crucial skill.