254: Self-Compassion as a Tool for Social Change with Kristin Neff, PhD

This week on the Well Woman Show, I talk to Kristin Neff, PhD, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin and a pioneer in the field of self-compassion research, conducting the first empirical studies on self-compassion almost twenty years ago. She is the author of the book Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself and Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive.
We discuss:
What is self-compassion?
Why is it so hard to turn our compassion inward?
and
How do we find balance in our gender roles through self-compassion?
You can find notes from today's show at http://wellwomanlife.com/254show (wellwomanlife.com/254show).
Grab her books:
https://bookshop.org/books/self-compassion-the-proven-power-of-being-kind-to-yourself/9780061733529 (Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff)
https://bookshop.org/books/fierce-self-compassion-how-women-can-harness-kindness-to-speak-up-claim-their-power-and-thrive/9780062991065 (Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive by Kristin Neff)
You can also continue the conversation in the Well Woman Life community group at http://wellwomanlife.com/community (wellwomanlife.com/community)
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