Self-Compassion and Mindfulness Resources


Kristin Neff, Ph.D.


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

Research articles,



Chris Germer, Ph.D.


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




UW Center for Child and Family Well-Being (CCFW)

Classes on Mindful Self Compassion (MSC), and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).



Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

The Center for Mindful Self-Compassion offers self-compassion training to people across the globe.


Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme)

Inward Bound is a non-profit that offers mindfulness and wilderness retreats for teens. 


Greater Good Science Center

The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley  studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.

Everything you need to know about Mindfulness in one website.



Brené Brown

Brené Brown is a vulnerability researcher and storyteller. “Maybe stories are just data with a soul.”

Check out and all of Brené Brown’s TED Talks here.



Mindfulness Articles

Why You Should Stop Being So Hard on Yourself – The New York Times 

The Head-Heart-Gut Check In: A Mini-Meditation for Making Wise Choices – The Mindfulness Summit

The Promise of Self-Compassion for Stressed out Teens – The New York Times

How to Help Teens Become More Self-Compassionate – Greater Good Magazine

3 Ways to Turn Self-Criticism Into Self-Compassion – Psychology Today

Easing the Pain of Being a TeenNew Harbinger Publications

Blog articles on The Mindful Teen – Psychology Today

Research Studies on Self-Compassion and Youth – Lorraine Hobbs, MA

Mindfulness Authors

Suzanne Anderson, The Way of the Mysterial Woman
Tara Brach  
Pema Chödrön
Paula D’Arcy
James Finley
Rick Hanson
Matt Kahn
Bessel Van Der Kolk, The Body Keeps the Score
Thich Nhat Hanh
Peter Levine
John O’Donohue
Richard Rohr
Michael Singer, The Untethered Soul


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