A new study examines the association of mindfulness and stigma resistance among individuals with a psychiatric diagnosis.
There’s a very common, pop-psychology, new-age misconception that conflates being empathic with being caring and compassionate. But some of the most highly empathic people I’ve ever known have been con artists, grifters, unrepentant thieves, cynically manipulative fearmongering politicians, and heartless predators of every kind.
A new study finds self-coldness predicts depressive symptoms and supports self-compassion as a buffer.
New research on a brief self-compassion focused course aimed at the college students.
For The Atlantic, Olga Khazan interviews psychologist Kristen Neff about the difference between self-esteem and self-compassion. “The best way to think about the problem...