Lions and Tigers and Compassion. Oh my!

A Triad of Book Reviews: Understanding the “Yellow Brick Road” to Compassion Guest Author: Brittany Glynn, PhD(c) at University of Ottawa In the 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz, the central character Dorothy finds herself swept away by a cyclone and lost in the Land of Oz. With nothing but her small dog Toto, ruby-red slippers, [...]

New Book by Bob Stahl & Steve Flowers

We are excited to announce the publication of a new book by Bob Stahl & Steve Flowers! Another opportunity to practice mindfulness and self-compassion to liberate ourselves from old patterns of self-criticism and self-hatred.  Openning our hearts to kindness and self-care, we learn to treat ourselves as the precious being that we already are. Click [...]

Self-Compassion: three doors to changing your relationship with yourself

Kristin Neff’s work on self-compassion has been a major touchstone for many of us in the mindfulness-based intervention (MBI) field.  For years, her website has been a rich resource for information on self-compassion, updates on her research, and the on-going development of her self-compassion scale. Now, in her new book, Neff presents the details of [...]

Mindful Path to Self-Compassion

There is a cute campfire song you may have sung in your childhood: Be kind to your fine feathered friends 'Cause that duck may be somebody's mother... It probably brings a smile to your face to think of acts of kindness towards a duck and knowing that through such kindness its babies will benefit.  Somehow [...]