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Christopher Germer



Chris Germer, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, speaker, and author on mindfulness and self-compassion. He developed the field of mindfulness-based self-compassion therapy with Kristin Neff.

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Compassionate Body Scan (Audio Meditation)

Chris Germer is a clinical psychologist, meditation practitioner, author, and teacher of mindfulness and compassion in psychotherapy and everyday life. He is also Co-developer of the Mindful Self-Compassion training program, along with Kristin Neff.

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

“Buck up.” “Stop feeling sorry for yourself.” “Don’t ruin everything.

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Personalize Your Loving-Kindness Meditation

Self-compassion is one of the greatest gifts you can offer yourself. Use this guide to craft loving-kindness phrases that feel meaningful for you.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageA moment of self-compassion can change your entire day. A string of such moments can change the course of your life.

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Tools for Practicing Self Compassion

Clinical psychologist Christopher Germer, PhD, offers his favorite techniques for activating self-compassion at difficult moments.

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

Are you kinder to others than you are to yourself? More than a thousand research studies show the benefits of being a supportive friend to yourself, especially in times of need.

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To Recover from Failure, Try Some Self-Compassion

When things go wrong in our lives, we tend to become our own worst enemy.

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FindCenter Quotes ImagePain is inevitable; suffering is optional.

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The Transformative Effects of Mindful Self-Compassion

Leading experts on mindful self-compassion Drs. Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer share how self-kindness, recognition of our humanity, and mindfulness give us the strength to thrive.

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What Is Backdraft in MSC?

Chris Germer describes the concept of "backdraft" at the Compassion in Connection conference at Omega Institute in October, 2018.

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