Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: self-compassion

How Does Mindfulness Work?

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A new study explores how mindfulness impacts self-compassion and meaning in life to increase mental health and wellbeing.

The Impact of Mindfulness on Mental Health Stigma Resistance

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A new study examines the association of mindfulness and stigma resistance among individuals with a psychiatric diagnosis.

Having Empathy Doesn’t Mean That You Also Have Compassion!

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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.

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Interventions Target Depressive Symptoms

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A new study finds self-coldness predicts depressive symptoms and supports self-compassion as a buffer.

Self-Compassion Course Supports College Students to Support Themselves

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New research on a brief self-compassion focused course aimed at the college students.

A Standing Meditation for Self-Care

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In this piece for On Being, Sharon Salzberg discusses the importance of self-care and describes a meditation technique that can help increase self-love and self-compassion.

“Why Self-Compassion Works Better Than Self-Esteem”

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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...