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Apr 23, 2011

Self-compassion: Do you have that kind trait or are you one of those who beats up on yourself for looking "too fat" in that dress, for overeating last night, for staying up too late, or for not being as successful as your next-door neighbor. Today's Gab with the Gurus Radio Show features Kristin Neff, Ph.D., who has been studying self-compassion for the past decade. Dr. Neff is author of the exciting new book,SELF-COMPASSION: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind. Dr. Neff. an associate professor in human development at the University of Texas at Austin, has created the Self-Compassion Scale, which is now used by hundreds of researchers worldwide. In this show, you will learn: How being self-compassionate will make you healthier, more satisfied with your life, more optimistic about the future, less depressed, and more productive than those who are self-critical. How self-compassion can help you when you "fail" What are the core components of self-compassion How to do the Hugging Practice How to do the Compassionate Body Scan And much more How to have self-compassion for your bodyH How to bust your self-criticism