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

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

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"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 therapist and mindfulness meditation practitioner, Dr. Christopher Germer has learned a paradoxical lesson: We all want to avoid pain, but letting it in--and responding compassionately to our own imperfections, without judgment or self-blame--are essential steps on the path to healing.

This wise and eloquent book illuminates the power of self-compassion and offers creative, scientifically grounded strategies for putting it into action.

Free audio downloads of the meditation exercises are available at the author's website: www.chrisgermer.com. See also The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook, by Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer, which provides step-by-step guidance for building mindful self-compassion skills and applying them to specific life challenges. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 306 pages
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular psychology
  • ISBN: 9781593859756

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