Self Compassion: Stop beating yourself up and leave insecurity behind
Kristin Neff PhD, is a professor in human development whose 10 years' of research forms the basis of her timely and highly readable book. Self Compassion offers a powerful solution for combating the current malaise of depression, anxiety and self criticism that comes with living in a pressured and competitive culture.
Through tried and tested exercises and audio downloads, readers learn the 3 core components that will help replace negative and destructive measures of self worth and success with a kinder and non judgemental approach in order to bring about profound life change and deeper happines.
Self Compassion recognises that we all have weaknesses and limitations, but in accepting this we can discover new ways to achieve improved self confidence, contentment and reach our highest potential. Simply, easily and compassionately. Kristin Neff's expert and practical advice offers a completely new set of personal development tools that will benefit everyone.
'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
'A portable friend to all readers... 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
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
Kristin Neff PhD is an associate professor in human development at the University of Texas and has been researching and studying self compassion for the past decade. She published the first journal article that defined and examined self compassion. She also created the Self Compassion Scale, which has been translated into more than a dozen languages and is used by hundreds of researchers worldwide. She gives lectures on self compasssion internationally and runs workshops. She lives in Austin, Texas.