Books by Kristin Neff

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself



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Kristin Neff

Kristin Neff, Ph.D., says that it’s time to “stop beating yourself up and leave insecurity behind.” Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind offers expert advice on how to limit self-criticism and offset its negative effects, enabling you to achieve you...

Self-Compassion Step by Step: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself



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Kristin Neff PhD

Why does it feel so natural to be compassionate and kind to those we love-yet so hard to treat ourselves the same way? "Our culture teaches us to use self-shaming for motivation and to build self-esteem by constantly measuring our worth against everyone else," says Dr. Kristin Neff . "We need to re-...

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions



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Christopher K. Germer

“Buck up.” “Stop feeling sorry for yourself.” “Don’t ruin everything.” When you are anxious, sad, angry, or lonely, do you hear this self-critical voice? What would happen if, instead of fighting difficult emotions, we accepted them? Over his decades of experience as a...

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are



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Brené Brown

In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.

Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from socie...

Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind [ SELF-COMPASSION: STOP BEATING YOURSELF UP AND LEAVE INSECURITY BEHIND ] by Neff, Kristin ( Author) on May, 01, 2011 Hardcover



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Kristin Neff

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha



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Tara Brach

For many of us, feelings of deficiency are right around the corner. It doesn’t take much--just hearing of someone else’s accomplishments, being criticized, getting into an argument, making a mistake at work--to make us feel that we are not okay. Beginning to understand how our lives have beco...

The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness and Compassion Skills to Overcome Self-Criticism and Embrace Who You Are (An Instant Help Book for Teens)



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Karen Bluth PhD

Your teen years are a time of change, growth, and—all too often—psychological struggle. To make matters worse, you are often your own worst critic. The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens offers valuable tools based in mindfulness and self-compassion to help you overcome self-ju...

The Self-Compassion Skills Workbook: A 14-Day Plan to Transform Your Relationship with Yourself



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Tim Desmond

Step by step, learn powerful mindfulness-based techniques to feel happier and more alive.


Do you struggle with stress or negativity? Learn how self-compassion can help you find greater health, peace, emotional stability, and joy. Cutting-edge research shows that self-compassion is not...

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive



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Kristin Neff
Christopher Germer

I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Making the Journey from "What Will People Think?" to "I Am Enough"



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Brené Brown

Researcher, thought leader, and New York Times bestselling author Brené Brown offers a liberating study on the importance of our imperfections—both to our relationships and to our own sense of self

The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting. There is a constant ba...

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