An Open-Hearted Life: Self-compassion

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A series of talks based on An Open-Hearted Life given at Sravasti Abbey’s monthly Sharing the Dharma Day starting in April 2017. Co-written with clinical psychologist Dr. Russell Kolts, the book offers practical Buddhist and Western psychological approaches to developing compassion.

  • What it means to have self-compassion
  • Self-compassion helps us have compassion for others
  • How self-compassion helps free us from being needy
  • Self-compassion versus self-criticism
  • Three components of self-compassion
  • Compassionate self-correction

An Open-Hearted Life 30: Self-compassion (download)

06-07-20 An Open-Hearted Life: Self-Compassion - SDD

A guided meditation led prior to the talk can be found here.

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