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Kristin Neff

Kristin Neff

 

Kristin Neff, Ph.D., is an associate professor in human development and culture at the University of Texas, Austin, and the author of Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind (William Morrow, 2011).

Learn more about her work, take a test of how self-compassionate you are, and discover exercises for boosting self-compassion by visiting her website.

 
 
  

Stories by Kristin Neff

Author and psychologist Kristin Neff explains how self-awareness can help us to identify and alleviate pain and distress within ourselves.

Videos and Podcasts: How Does Mindfulness Help Cultivate Self-Compassion?

By Kristin Neff | October 8, 2013

Author and psychologist Kristin Neff explains how self-awareness can help us to identify and alleviate pain and distress within ourselves.

 
Part 2 of a workshop by pioneering self-compassion researcher Kristin Neff, given July 2, 2013, at the first annual Greater Good Science Center Summer Institute for Educators.

Videos and Podcasts: Kristin Neff on Self-Compassion for Educators, Part 2

By Kristin Neff | July 2, 2013

Part 2 of a workshop by pioneering self-compassion researcher Kristin Neff, given July 2, 2013, at the first annual Greater Good Science Center Summer Institute for Educators.

 
Part 1 of a workshop by pioneering self-compassion researcher Kristin Neff, given July 2, 2013, at the first annual Greater Good Science Center Summer Institute for Educators.

Videos and Podcasts: Kristin Neff on Self-Compassion for Educators, Part 1

By Kristin Neff | July 2, 2013

Part 1 of a workshop by pioneering self-compassion researcher Kristin Neff, given July 2, 2013, at the first annual Greater Good Science Center Summer Institute for Educators.

 

Slide Presentation: Self-Compassion and Emotional Resilience

By Kristin Neff | March 23, 2012

Kristin Neff's presentation on the science, practice, and benefits of self-compassion.

 
Juan Estey

Articles: Why Self-Compassion Trumps Self-Esteem

By Kristin Neff | May 27, 2011

Researcher Kristin Neff reveals the benefits of going easy on yourself: less anxiety, less conflict, and more peace of mind.

 

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