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25 results found for “Self-compassion”


3 articles found for "Self-compassion"

Bitter Nothings

How the words we whisper to ourselves change everything

5 Min

Drop the double-standard. It is time to be far, far nicer to yourself.

Why do we often show more compassion for a friend than we do for ourselves?

Drop the double-standard. It's time to be far, far nicer to yourself.

5 Min

Why self-compassion is more useful than MacGyver with a roll of duct tape

You can solve a lot of problems with duct tape, but for others you need something a lot more powerful.

5 Min


5 mindfulness found for “Self-compassion”


TLC timeout

This mindful compassion practise supports you to bring a sense of care, warmth and kindness towards what your mind and body when processing a challenging experience or situation.


A soothing pause

This mindful compassion practise supports you to reconnect with the present moment and foster a sense of warmth, kindness and care towards your body and mind.


Grounded with an open heart

This compassion-focused meditation helps to develop a sense of grounded compassionate awareness that we can carry with us throughout the day.


RAIN (compassion meditation)

This meditation helps us to develop compassion towards our own minds and bodies – through the practice of RAIN – Recognise, Allow, Investigate, Nurture.


A compassionate hand

Don’t listen to a harsh inner critic. Practicing Mindfulness with Compassion allows you to change this inner conversation. Start talking to yourself with kindness, let go of past mistakes and find comfort in being you.


4 events found for “Self-compassion”

Mindful self-compassion & proactive self-care is central to replenishing wellbeing among first responders

A presentation by Dr Sadhbh Joyce at the 2023 Frontline Mental Health Conference.

Why Self-Compassion and Self-Care are essential for Frontline Workers’ Mental Health

A panel discussion at the 2024 Frontline Mental Health Conference with Dr Sadhbh Joyce, Dr Buck Reed, Tara J Lal and James Maskey.

Rest Fest

Pause, relax and enjoy a restorative May

Always giving? Now is the time to receive. During our 4-part Rest Fest series you will take part in restorative self-compassion practises, learn about the science of self-care and discover how to protect against empathic distress fatigue.

The neuroscience and practises of self-compassion

with Dr Sadhbh Joyce, Senior Psychologist & Meditation Teacher

Gain expert insights into the neuroscience of self-compassion; how self-compassion training protects against stress and empathic distress; self-compassion meditation & strategies; and developing & honouring your self-care plan.


7 books found for “Self-compassion”

Dr Kristin Neff

Fierce self-compassion

Dr Kristin Neff explores our notion of self-kindness & its capacity to transform our lives, showing women how to balance tender self-acceptance with fierce action to claim their power & change the world.

Dr Kristin Neff & Dr Christopher Germer

The mindful self-compassion workbook

Are you kinder to others than you are to yourself? 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.

Dr Tara Brach

Trusting the gold

In this beautifully illustrated book, beloved meditation teacher and author Tara Brach teaches us how to uncover our gold and let our true nature shine out with love, kindness and spirit.

Dr Tara Brach

Radical compassion

Through a blend of Western psychology & Eastern spiritual practices, world-renowned meditation teacher Dr Tara Brach reveals how to find healing & freedom through the sources of love, courage & wisdom alive within us all.

Dr Tara Brach

Radical acceptance

Brach leads us to trust our innate goodness, showing how we can develop the balance of clear-sightedness & compassion, empowering genuine change: healing fear & shame & helping to build loving, authentic relationships.

Dr Brene Brown

The gifts of imperfection

A guide to help readers embrace imperfection & vulnerability so they can live authentically.


1 videos found for “Self-compassion”


Introduction: The Compassion Myth

A brief introduction to ‘The Compassion Myth’, the eighth session of the Mindarma program by Senior Psychologist Dr Sadhbh Joyce.


4 quotes found for “Self-compassion”

Having compassion for yourself means that you honour and accept your humanness.

- Dr Kristin Neff

Self-compassion – taking care of ourselves just as we’d treat someone we love dearly.

- Dr Christopher Germer

When you plant a tree, if it doesn’t grow well, you don’t blame the tree. You look into the reasons it isn’t doing well. It may need fertilizer or more water or less sun. We never blame the tree.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day. A string of such moments can change the course of your life.

- Dr Christopher Germer


1 research found for “Self-compassion”

Mindful self-compassion & proactive self-care is central to replenishing wellbeing among first responders

A presentation by Dr Sadhbh Joyce at the 2023 Frontline Mental Health Conference.