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Self Compassion

Narrated by: Katherine Fenton
Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
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Kristin Neff, PhD is a professor in human development whose 10 years of research forms the basis of her timely and highly listenable 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, listeners learn the three core components that will help replace negative and destructive measures of self worth and success with a kinder and nonjudgmental approach in order to bring about profound life change and deeper happiness. 

Self Compassion recognises that we all have weaknesses and limitations, but in accepting this we can discover new ways to achieve improved self confidence and 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.

©2019 Kristin Neff (P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Limited
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A beautifull and practical guide for life

Practical and personal examples interwoven with theory and simple exercises to imbue more compassion in your life towards yourself and by default others. Have already implemented some of the strategies and noticed a shift. I'm looking forward to listening to it again.

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Complements the step by step guide

Gives a wider range of understanding of compassion and goes hand in hand with The Step by Step Guide to Self-Compassion by Kristin. Both books have changed my life in light of massive trauma. I couldn’t feel compassion and didn’t even know self-compassion existed. Now I feel and cry freely. Thanks Kristin

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Well written and well read.

A must read for every human being. Read this to find your healing in all aspects of any brokenness that you might encounter. Be ready to feel empowered...

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  • JulieGeorgiana
  • 29-01-2020

Life Changing

if you're looking at this book, then you probably need it for one reason or another. I wasn't sure I needed it, but i have insecurities so gave it a go after it was recommended and it has made an amazing shift in my life, I feel so much happier, yet nothing has changed, actually my life is going through a really incredibly tough and stressful patch... yet I'm happier. That tells you everything you need to know, buy the book! Xxx

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  • A. Booth
  • 28-01-2020

Worth your time

This challenged some of my beliefs and practice. Supporting self appreciation and compassion - supports our wider community way of being too.

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  • Thomas Brown
  • 22-06-2020

What I really needed to hear and learn

I needed to listen to this book years ago. After suffering with severe mental health and now a recent break up with my fiancee, its very apparent how unhealthy I was being in both my relationship and to myself caused by events in my past that I refused to deal with. The past month, this book has helped me ground myself and start thinking of how to be better to myself and start to accept the reality of my situations.

If you feel lost in your life, feel like you aren't worth anything, aren't taking care of yourself, struggling with relationships or just feeling negative about the small things. Read this book and start learning self compassion. Start doing something to help yourself.

Thank you Dr. Kristin Neff.

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