Finding Self-Compassion With Kristin Neff

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Kristin Neff, Ph.D., is a pioneer in the field of self-compassion as well as associate professor of human development and culture at the University of Texas at Austin. Her groundbreaking insights on how to nurture self-compassion, along with research into the role self-compassion plays in our overall well-being, has led to academic courses on the topic as well as online courses, audio programs and books.

Her latest project, The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook, walks readers through a step-by-step process to help build a greater sense of self-compassion.

What you'll learn in this episode:

  • Why you need to stop beating yourself up (and how to do it)
  • The role of self-compassion in happiness
  • Why self-compassion is a better motivator than self-criticism

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