Show 18: Dr. Kristen Neff

January 26th, 2013

Discover a healthy and inspiring new way to view yourself and your life through Kristin Neff’s groundbreaking research on self compassion.  Find a new stability with your sense of self by making small but significant shifts in how you think about self esteem and the courage to care for yourself when facing challenging times.   Learning to offer compassion to yourself is one of the ground breaking research developments in the positivity science field which allows us to become our best selves and nurture health sustainable relationships.  Don’t miss this life changing view of where love begins…in our own hearts.


neffKristin Neff, Ph.D is Associate Professor at University of Texas at Austin.   She is a pioneer who first established self compassion as a field of study in the last decade with empirical research.  She lectures internationally and has developed an 8-week program to teach self-compassion skills. The program, co-created with her colleague Chris Germer at Harvard University, is called Mindful Self-Compassion. Her book titled “Self-Compassion” was published by William Morrow in April, 2011.

Kristin was recently featured in the best-selling book and award-winning documentary called The Horse Boy – www.horseboymovie.com - which chronicles her family’s adventure with autism.

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