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Self Compassion - Kristin Neff

Paperback Published: 7th July 2011
ISBN: 9781444738179
Number Of Pages: 320

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Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind.

Kristin Neff PhD, is a professor in human development whose 10 years' of research forms the basis of her timely and highly readable book. Self Compassion offers a powerful solution for combating the current malaise of depression, anxiety and self criticism that comes with living in a pressured and competitive culture.

Through tried and tested exercises and audio downloads, readers learn the 3 core components that will help replace negative and destructive measures of self worth and success with a kinder and non judgemental approach in order to bring about profound life change and deeper happines.

Self Compassion recognises that we all have weaknesses and limitations, but in accepting this we can discover new ways to achieve improved self confidence, contentment and reach our highest potential. Simply, easily and compassionately.

Kristin Neff's expert and practical advice offers a completely new set of personal development tools that will benefit everyone.

About The Author

Kristin Neff PhD is an associate professor in human development at the University of Texas and has been researching and studying self compassion for the past decade. She published the first journal article that defined and examined self compassion. She also created the Self Compassion Scale, which has been translated into more than a dozen languages and is used by hundreds of researchers worldwide. She gives lectures on self compasssion internationally and runs workshops. She lives in Austin, Texas.

Industry Reviews

A beautiful book that helps us all see the way to cure the world - one person at a time - starting with yourself. Read it and start the journey. - Rosie O'Donnell

A portable friend to all readers... who need to learn that the Golden Rule works only if it's reversible: We must learn to treat ourselves as well as we wish to treat others. - Gloria Steinem

This book and its courageous and compassionate author will become essential reading for all of us seeking inner peace and true, lasting happiness in our lives. Savor and enjoy! - Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., author of Mindsight

In this deeply personal, highly practical book, Kristin Neff moves the entire study of compassion forward. - Sharon Salzberg, author of Loving kindness and Real Happiness

This is an important book. Following its advice can free readers from the chains of self-criticism and replace them with the wings of self-encouragement. - Steven Stosny, Ph.D., author of Love Without Hurt

Brilliant! Self Compassion is a revolutionary new idea - a better idea - pioneered by the author, Kristin Neff, with profound implications for how to live our lives. - Christopher K. Germer, Ph.D., author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion

A beautiful book that helps us all see the way to cure the world - one person at a time - starting with yourself. Read it and start the journey. - R

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A very interesting and thought provoking book - a bit more substantial than many in the self help genre. Some excellent advice on how to care for both oneself and others.



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ISBN: 9781444738179
ISBN-10: 1444738178
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 7th July 2011
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.4  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1

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