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Articles: Feeling Self-Critical? Try Mindfulness

By Emily Nauman | March 10, 2014

New research shows that mindfulness may help us to stop comparing ourselves to other people.

 

Articles: Four Ways to Constructively Criticize Yourself

By Juliana Breines | January 9, 2014

Many people believe that being hard on themselves will make them better people, but research doesn't support this belief.

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Accept Difficulty

By Rick Hanson | December 10, 2013

Sometimes things are difficult—and we can make it worse by telling ourselves that "things shouldn't be this way." But Rick Hanson suggests an alternative.

 

Articles: How to Help Kids Overcome Fear of Failure

By Vicki Zakrzewski | December 5, 2013

According to the research on failure, students may need more than just grit to succeed.

 
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.

 

Articles: Self-Compassion for Freshmen

By Bianca Lorenz | October 8, 2013

A recent study suggests that when new college students are kind to themselves, they're less likely to suffer from homesickness.

 

Articles: Why Teachers Need Social-Emotional Skills

By Vicki Zakrzewski | August 13, 2013

By developing social-emotional skills, teachers can rediscover the joy of teaching.

 

Articles: Compassion for the Tested

By Vicki Zakrzewski | March 26, 2013

School-testing season is here—and a little compassion can go a long way in relieving the stress for all involved.

 

Articles: Announcing the Greater Good Education Newsletter

By Vicki Zakrzewski | October 15, 2012

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Articles: The Healthy Way to Forgive Yourself

By Juliana Breines | August 23, 2012

Self-forgiveness is critical to well-being—but it has a dark side. Here are four steps to healthy self-forgiveness, based on recent research.

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Hush the Inner Critic

By Rick Hanson | August 22, 2012

Messing up is easy, says Rick Hanson. But forgiving yourself takes practice.

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Minimize Painful Experiences

By Rick Hanson | July 24, 2012

There is a place for painful experiences. But Rick Hanson explains how to minimize the harm they can do to our mental and physical health.

 
William Morrow, 2011.

Articles: Stress and Self-Compassion

By Jeremy Adam Smith | March 28, 2012

Stress is the problem, says Robert Sapolsky. Is Kristin Neff's idea of self-compassion the solution?

 
Kristin Neff

Articles: The Power of Self-Compassion

By Jason Marsh | March 14, 2012

Kristin Neff discusses how self-compassion differs from self-esteem, why self-compassion can be hard for Americans, and the transformative effect it had on her own life--part of Greater Good's podcast series.

 
The pioneering researcher and author of Self-Compassion explains why it’s OK to accept your faults and be kind to yourself.

Videos and Podcasts: Kristin Neff on the Power of Self-Compassion

By The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley | March 13, 2012

The pioneering researcher and author of Self-Compassion explains why it’s OK to accept your faults and be kind to yourself.

 

Raising Happiness: Is Marital Bliss Sexist?

By Christine Carter | March 3, 2012

A brief Q&A with myself.

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Make the Offering

By Rick Hanson | February 22, 2012

The world doesn't always want our gifts. Give anyway, says Rick Hanson.

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Don’t Throw Darts

By Rick Hanson | December 6, 2011

Pain is inevitable but suffering is optional, explains Rick Hanson.

 

Articles: Self-Compassion Eases the Pain of a Divorce

By Melissa Janson | December 2, 2011

A new study suggests how people can heal from the end of their marriage.

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Have Compassion For Yourself

By Rick Hanson | November 8, 2011

Responding to another person's suffering is hard; responding to our own suffering can be harder. Rick Hanson explains how to foster self-compassion.

 

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