Tag: Kristin Neff

  • Happy Valentine’s Day

  • Happy New Year

    As 2021 washes away, how about making a New Year resolution to be a “compassionate mess”? This means that instead of focusing on getting it right, we focus on opening our hearts. Even though it’s important to try to alleviate our suffering by making needed changes in our lives, the truth is we’ll surely fail […]

  • Welcome December

    Welcome December

    To subscribe to the Monthly Happiness Calendar for Google or iCal, visit the Greater Good Science Center

  • Mindful Monday

    Christoper Germer and Kristin Neff created this guided meditation from their  Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) course. Start your week taking a moment to slow down and check-in with your amazing body, from head to toe! This practice offers kindness, understanding, acceptance, and gratitude. Experience deep relaxation and rejuvenate psychological well-being. Practice this guided meditation in the morning, midday, […]

  • Meditation Monday

    Loving-Kindness Meditation A way to calm a frenzied mind, express gratitude, and be happy. Practicing kindness is one of the simplest ways to be happy. Recent research finds that kind people tend to be more content with their relationships and lives in general. We all have a natural tendency to be kind. However, we often […]

  • Therapy Thursday

    How do we work with our imperfections instead of pushing them away? Awareness – Acceptance – Compassion When I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. – Carl Rogers If we do not accept ourselves, our ability to love and be loved decreases and our “internal war” increases.  Imperfections… Fears… Uncertainties… yield our super-strengths. Ultimately, leading to […]