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Posts from ‘May, 2013’

The difference between self-esteem and self-compassion

This is a beautiful presentation by Dr. Kristin Neff. During Kristin’s last year of graduate school in 1997 she became interested in Buddhism, and has been practicing meditation in the Insight Meditation tradition ever since. While doing her post-doctoral work she decided to conduct research on self-compassion – a central construct in Buddhist psychology and [...]