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Best Self Compassion Books You Should Enjoy

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Self Compassion books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself (2015)

 Best Self Compassion Books You Should EnjoySelf-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind offers expert advice on how to limit self-criticism and offset its negative effects, enabling you to achieve your highest potential and a more contented, fulfilled life.More and more, psychologists are turning away from an emphasis on self-esteem and moving toward self-compassion in the treatment of their patients—and Dr.
Author(s): Dr. Kristin Neff

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive (2018)

 Best Self Compassion Books You Should EnjoyAre you kinder to others than you are to yourself? More than a thousand research studies show the benefits of being a supportive friend to yourself, especially in times of need. This science-based workbook offers a step-by-step approach to breaking free of harsh self-judgments and impossible standards in order to cultivate emotional well-being.
Author(s): Kristin Neff, Christopher Germer

Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program: A Guide for Professionals (2019)

 Best Self Compassion Books You Should EnjoyThis is the authoritative guide to conducting the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program, which provides powerful tools for coping with life challenges and enhancing emotional well-being. MSC codevelopers Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff review relevant theory and research and describe the program's unique pedagogy.
Author(s): Christopher Germer, Kristin Neff

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions (2009)

 Best Self Compassion Books You Should Enjoy“Buck up.” “Stop feeling sorry for yourself.” “Don’t ruin everything.” When you are anxious, sad, angry, or lonely, do you hear this self-critical voice? What would happen if, instead of fighting difficult emotions, we accepted them? Over his decades of experience as a therapist and mindfulness meditation practitioner, Dr.
Author(s): Christopher K. Germer, Sharon Salzberg

The Self-Compassion Skills Workbook: A 14-Day Plan to Transform Your Relationship with Yourself (2017)

 Best Self Compassion Books You Should EnjoyStep by step, learn powerful mindfulness-based techniques to feel happier and more alive.Do you struggle with stress or negativity? Learn how self-compassion can help you find greater health, peace, emotional stability, and joy. Cutting-edge research shows that self-compassion is not only a skill anyone can strengthen through practice but also one of the strongest predictors of mental health and wellness.
Author(s): Desmond LMFT, Tim

The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness and Compassion Skills to Overcome Self-Criticism and Embrace Who You Are (2017)

 Best Self Compassion Books You Should EnjoyAs a teen, you’re going through major changes—both physically and mentally. These changes can have a dramatic effect on how you perceive, understand, and interpret the world around you, leaving you feeling stressed and anxious. Additionally, you may also find yourself comparing yourself to others—whether its friends, classmates, or celebrities and models. And all of this comparison can leave you feeling like you just aren’t enough.
Author(s): Bluth PhD, Karen, Neff PhD, Kristin

How to Be Nice to Yourself: The Everyday Guide to Self Compassion: Effective Strategies to Increase Self-Love and Acceptance (2019)

 Best Self Compassion Books You Should EnjoyPractice deep self compassion with a wide range of strategies.Today’s the day to start loving yourself.
Author(s): Silberstein-Tirch PsyD, Laura

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma (2015)

 Best Self Compassion Books You Should Enjoy Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical violence. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, has spent over three decades working with survivors.
Author(s): van der Kolk M.D., Bessel

The Self-Compassion Diet: A Step-by-Step Program to Lose Weight with Loving-Kindness (2011)

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