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Kristin Neff | The Power of Practicing Fierce Self-Compassion Leading with Genuine Care

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“The more compassion you give to yourself, the more you have available for others.” — Kristin Neff
 
Many of us prioritize compassion for others, but what about compassion for ourselves? This week, hear from a pioneer on mindful self-compassion, Kristin Neff. As a bestselling author, co-founder of the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion, and an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, Neff is at the forefront of self-compassion research.
 
Over 20 years ago, Neff was part of the first empirical studies on self-compassion. Most recently, Neff’s work focuses on balancing personal self-acceptance with the courage to make the changes needed to live a happy, successful life. 
 
In addition to her numerous academic articles and other writings on self-compassion, Neff is the author of Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive and Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself. 
 
Neff also co-developed Mindful Self-Compassion, a widely-supported training program, with her colleague Dr. Chris Germer. Today, it’s taught worldwide by thousands of instructors. Together, they wrote the Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook and Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program: A Guide for Professionals. 
 
In this wisdom-packed episode of Leading with Genuine Care, you’ll learn about growing a practice of self-compassion, the science and psychology behind the benefits of compassion, and why being kinder to ourselves can change our lives in more ways than we could ever imagine.
 
You’ll also learn:



What self-compassion is Why we need to embrace our messiness How to practice self-compassion Kristin's journey that led her to mindful self-compassion How the "tend and befriend response" helps us with compassion About practicing self-compassion as a parent What the myths of self-compassion are How self-compassion reduces burnout Why mindfulness and self-compassion work together How anger can be a very positive trait What “gender role socialization” is Why shame gets in the way of us accepting failure and mistakes How self-compassion helps us become more mindful What led Kirstin to focus on teaching women fierce self-compassion  Why the book is also useful for men! What “momma bear energy” is  About the little things that can help us find mindfulness What happens in our organizations when people feel cared for And so much more!  
Connect with Kristin Neff
Facebook
www.facebook.com/selfcompassion
 
Twitter
twitter.com/self_compassion
 
Website
Self-compassion.org
 
Instagram 
www.instagram.com/NeffSelfCompassion
 
Learn More From Kristin Neff

Watch Kristin Neff’s TEDx Talk, The Space Between Self-Esteem and Self Compassion
 
Watch it here: https://youtu.be/IvtZBUSplr4
 
Join the Online Fierce Self-Compassion Workshop
This advanced workshop is focused on an aspect of self-compassion most people aren't familiar with - its fierce side. Whereas tender self-compassion involves “being with” ourselves in a compassionate way, fierce self-compassion involves taking action in the world to protect, provide and motivate ourselves.
 
Sign up here: self-compassion.org/events/category/short-workshops
 
Buy Kristin Neff’s Newest Book on Self-Compassion

Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive



https://bit.ly/3mymxWz
 
Sign up for the 2021 Leading with Genuine Care Retreat!
Registration is LIVE for the 2021 Leading with Genuine Care Retreat. Space is limited so sign up soon to guarantee your spot.
Join Rob Dube and other mindful leaders from October 3–7th, 2021 in Colorado. Whether you’re looking to deepen your meditation practice, get back on track, or consider yourself a novice, the retreat was designed for meditators of all levels.
At the retreat you’ll:
Unplug from your busy lives

“The more compassion you give to yourself, the more you have available for others.” — Kristin Neff
 
Many of us prioritize compassion for others, but what about compassion for ourselves? This week, hear from a pioneer on mindful self-compassion, Kristin Neff. As a bestselling author, co-founder of the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion, and an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, Neff is at the forefront of self-compassion research.
 
Over 20 years ago, Neff was part of the first empirical studies on self-compassion. Most recently, Neff’s work focuses on balancing personal self-acceptance with the courage to make the changes needed to live a happy, successful life. 
 
In addition to her numerous academic articles and other writings on self-compassion, Neff is the author of Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive and Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself. 
 
Neff also co-developed Mindful Self-Compassion, a widely-supported training program, with her colleague Dr. Chris Germer. Today, it’s taught worldwide by thousands of instructors. Together, they wrote the Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook and Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program: A Guide for Professionals. 
 
In this wisdom-packed episode of Leading with Genuine Care, you’ll learn about growing a practice of self-compassion, the science and psychology behind the benefits of compassion, and why being kinder to ourselves can change our lives in more ways than we could ever imagine.
 
You’ll also learn:



What self-compassion is Why we need to embrace our messiness How to practice self-compassion Kristin's journey that led her to mindful self-compassion How the "tend and befriend response" helps us with compassion About practicing self-compassion as a parent What the myths of self-compassion are How self-compassion reduces burnout Why mindfulness and self-compassion work together How anger can be a very positive trait What “gender role socialization” is Why shame gets in the way of us accepting failure and mistakes How self-compassion helps us become more mindful What led Kirstin to focus on teaching women fierce self-compassion  Why the book is also useful for men! What “momma bear energy” is  About the little things that can help us find mindfulness What happens in our organizations when people feel cared for And so much more!  
Connect with Kristin Neff
Facebook
www.facebook.com/selfcompassion
 
Twitter
twitter.com/self_compassion
 
Website
Self-compassion.org
 
Instagram 
www.instagram.com/NeffSelfCompassion
 
Learn More From Kristin Neff

Watch Kristin Neff’s TEDx Talk, The Space Between Self-Esteem and Self Compassion
 
Watch it here: https://youtu.be/IvtZBUSplr4
 
Join the Online Fierce Self-Compassion Workshop
This advanced workshop is focused on an aspect of self-compassion most people aren't familiar with - its fierce side. Whereas tender self-compassion involves “being with” ourselves in a compassionate way, fierce self-compassion involves taking action in the world to protect, provide and motivate ourselves.
 
Sign up here: self-compassion.org/events/category/short-workshops
 
Buy Kristin Neff’s Newest Book on Self-Compassion

Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive



https://bit.ly/3mymxWz
 
Sign up for the 2021 Leading with Genuine Care Retreat!
Registration is LIVE for the 2021 Leading with Genuine Care Retreat. Space is limited so sign up soon to guarantee your spot.
Join Rob Dube and other mindful leaders from October 3–7th, 2021 in Colorado. Whether you’re looking to deepen your meditation practice, get back on track, or consider yourself a novice, the retreat was designed for meditators of all levels.
At the retreat you’ll:
Unplug from your busy lives

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