Embracing Self-Compassion: A Conversation with Kristin Neff | Ep. 064

Embracing Self-Compassion: A Conversation with Kristin Neff | Ep. 064

Join us as we dive deep into the transformative power of self-compassion with Dr. Kristin Neff, a pioneering psychologist and author of the acclaimed book "Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself." In this insightful conversation, Dr. Neff shares her expertise on how self-compassion can dramatically improve our mental well-being, enhance our resilience, and lead us to a more fulfilled life.

Discover practical strategies for cultivating self-compassion, the critical difference between self-compassion and self-criticism, and how embracing our shared humanity can bring profound positive changes. Whether you're struggling with self-doubt, seeking personal growth, or simply curious about the science behind self-compassion, this episode is a must-listen!

Tune in now to unlock the secrets of self-compassion and transform your relationship with yourself.

About this Guest

Pioneering psychologist and author, transforming lives through the power of self-compassion.

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00:00 Intro
00:24 About Kristin
01:44 No questions, but a story...Compassion vs Pity
04:24 Why can't we all just be nice? Various factors explained.
08:20 A different perspective of self compassion from the East
10:33 Me, Myself and I...listening to your inner you
13:52 Being too self compassionate leading to laziness? The fierce side of self compassion
17:34 Huberman/Goggins Interview, warmth vs coldess, the misconception of the warm approach
25:05 Finding the motivation for self compassion
26:54 Meditations, exercises and best practices in obtaining mindfulness to self compassion
31:01 Are we being too self critical of ourselves? Why?
35:06 Have a self-compassion break, have a conversation with yourself, understanding that inner critic voice
39:39 Shared Humanity, isolation and interaction in today's fast changing world 
41:55 The Ego and the Soul
47:16 AI and self-compassion, the mindful self-compassion program
53:01 More on the Mindful Self-Compassion program and final thoughts...