Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

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$16.99  $15.63
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William Morrow & Company
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320
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5.3 X 0.9 X 7.9 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
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Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061733529
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About the Author

Kristin Neff is currently an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a pioneer in the field of self-compassion research, conducting the first empirical studies on self-compassion almost twenty years ago. In addition to writing numerous academic articles and book chapters on the topic, she is author of the book Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself. In conjunction with her colleague Dr. Chris Germer, she has developed an empirically supported training program called Mindful Self-Compassion, which is taught by thousands of teachers worldwide. They co-authored the Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook and Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program: A Guide for Professionals. Her newest work focuses on how to balance self-acceptance with the courage to make needed change. In June 2021, she will publish Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive. For more information on self-compassion, including a self-compassion test, research articles, practices, and Dr. Neff's teaching schedule, go to www.self-compassion.org.

Reviews

"This is an important book. Following its advice can free readers from the chains of self-criticism and replace them with the wings of self-encouragement."--Steven Stosny, Ph.D., author of Love Without Hurt
"A portable friend to all readers--especially but not only women--who need to learn that the Golden Rule works only if it's reversible: We must learn to treat ourselves as well as we wish to treat others."--Gloria Steinem
"Neff's compassionate tone makes Buddhist principles accessible, and exercises make them applicable in real life."--Publishers Weekly
"Brilliant! Self-compassion is a revolutionary new idea-a better idea-pioneered by the author, Kristin Neff, with profound implications for how to live our lives."--Christopher K. Germer, Ph.D., author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion
"This book and its courageous and compassionate author will become essential reading for all of us seeking inner peace and true, lasting happiness in our lives. Savor and enjoy!"--Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., author of Mindsight
"Based on state-of-the-art research, Neff provides essential lessons for how to excel personally and professionally through self-compassion."--Dr. Todd B. Kashdan, author of Curious? and Designing Positive Psychology
"A beautiful book that helps us all see the way to cure the world, one person at a time, starting with yourself. Read it and start the journey."--Rosie O'Donnell, talk show host
"In this deeply personal, highly practical book, Kristin Neff moves the entire study of compassion forward."--Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Happiness
"Drawing on a powerful blend of Western psychology and Eastern meditative strategies, Kristin Neff offers practical, wise guidance on the path of emotional healing and deep inner transformation."--Tara Brach, Ph.D., author of Radical Acceptance
"An original and doable blueprint for improving the quality of your life."--Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, author of Flow and Creativity
"If you have a longing to relate to your inner life with authentic care, this book will show you how. Drawing on a powerful blend of Western psychology and Eastern meditative strategies, Kristin Neff offers practical, wise guidance on the path of emotional healing and deep inner transformation."--Tara Brach, Ph.D., author of Radical Acceptance
"Neff's powerful research and her ability to explain how self-compassion affects our everyday lives makes this book a transformative read."--BrenΓ© Brown, Ph.D., author of The Gifts of Imperfection