Essential books, audio, websites, and videos to help develop self-compassion.
Graphic recorder Johnine Byrne created this wonderful graphic recording of Kristin Neff’s three steps for self-compassion.
Toni Bernhard has an mindfulness exercise for bringing compassion to feelings of loneliness.
“The biggest problem in our lives today,” says Shambhala Sun Editor-in-Chief Melvin McLeod, “is how bad we feel about ourselves.”
When faced with caring for her aging mother, Ann Potter struggles to practice both compassion for others and compassion for herself.
Everyone faces doubts about their progress on the path, says Doug Phillips, and the Bahiya Sutta shows us how to meet that doubt honestly.
Recognizing the judgments we all pass on ourselves, says Bonnie Friedman, is the first step to freedom.
Here’s the latest from The Under 35 Project: Robert de Boer on how Buddhist practice became an integral component of his personal growth.
In a world of Botox and little blue pills, we could all use more wabi sabi. Because imperfection, says Roger Housden, is what makes us human.