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Dr. Kristen Neff on Self Compassion for well-being

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Dr. Kristin Neff
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Exercise 1: How would you treat a friend?
How do you think things might change if you responded to yourself in the same way you typically respond to a close friend when you’re suffering? This exercise walks you through it.
Exercise 2: Self-Compassion Break
This exercise can be used any time of day or night and will help you remember to evoke the three aspects of self-compassion in the moment you need it most.
Exercise 3: Exploring self-compassion through writing
Part One: Which imperfections make you feel inadequate? Everybody has something about themselves that they don’t like; something that causes them to feel shame, to feel insecure, or not “good enough.” It is the human condition to be imperfect, and feelings of failure and inadequacy are part of the experience of living a human life. […]
Exercise 4: The criticizer, the criticized, and the compassionate observer
In this exercise, clients sit in different chairs to help get in touch with different, often conflicting parts of their selves (the criticizer, the criticized, and the compassionate observer), experiencing how each aspect feels in the present moment.

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She also leads Intensive Workshops, has written a book on self-compassion, see's patients and has an extensive list of links and recommended books.
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