063: How to Cultivate Self-Compassion with Dr. Kristin Neff


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Today’s guest is self compassion expert, Dr. Kristin Neff, an associate professor of educational psychology at the University of Texas, Austin and a pioneer in field of self compassion research.

In this conversation, we dive into how to cultivate self compassion in your own life, what it has to do with well being, and how to use self compassion to reach wellness goals.

Dr. Neff talks about how to use mindfulness, kindness in response, and framing imperfection in light of the human experience to experience compassion. She talks about how self compassion is not self esteem, self pity, weak, or selfish.

Listen to learn more about why self compassion is so important, and how to make it a part of your life.

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