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Kristin Neff speaks at Ted Talks about ‘The space between Self Esteem and Self Compassion’. She explains how Mindful Self Compassion trumps self esteem without the downside and is a healthier way of relating to ourselves. Research shows that self-compassion boosts happiness, self confidence, optimism, creativity, gratitude and reduces anxiety, depression, perfectionism, body shame, fear of failure and satisfying relationships. Click to learn about a Mindful Self Compassion Course >
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Kristin Neff : Self Kindness
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Mindfulness Stress Reduction & Healing : Jon Kabat Zinn
Jon talks to a group in Google. He describes the revolution that has occurred in medicine over the last 30 years that has integrated the mind back into the body and developed a remarkable range of practices for integrating one’s experience, reducing stress, healing the body, coping more effectively with emotions such as anxiety, anger, and depression, and cultivating greater well-being and happiness. His work has brought meditative practices into the mainstream of medicine, psychology, health care and more. His secular evidence based approach has been widely tested to be effective across a wide range of contexts…
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Coming to our senses : Jon Kabat Zinn
Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn speaks at UCSD Medical Center on the topic of “Coming to Our Senses”, which is also the name of one of his books, subtitled “Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness”.
A pioneer in the application of ancient Buddhist practices to healing in modern medical settings, Kabat-Zinn expounds upon the value of “resting in awareness” not only to facilitate clarity in ourselves, but also as a means of relating to and healing the “dis-ease” in politics, society and the world.
Kristin Neff : Mindfulness & Self Compassion
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Kristin Neff, Ph.D., is the author of the book “Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind” (William Morrow, 2011). This talk is from the “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference on March 8, 2013.