The core skills of self-compassion invites a new ways of relating to ourselves and each other, reducing the tendency to self-judgment, self-isolation and self-absorption. Self -compassion allows us to:
- face and befriend our shortcomings,
- motivate ourselves with kindness,
- forgive ourselves,
- relate wholeheartedly to others,
- care for others while caring for ourselves and
- live more open heartedly.
Rapidly expanding research shows that self-compassion is strongly associated with:
- emotional well-being,
- less anxiety, depression and stress,
- maintenance of healthy habits such as diet and exercise, and
- satisfying personal relationships.
Self-Compassion can be learnt by anyone, even those who didn’t receive enough affection in childhood or who feel uncomfortable when they are good to themselves.
In this 8-week course, you will:
- Learn how to handle challenging emotions with self-kindness.
- Practice being self-compassionate in daily life
- Learn about the science of self-compassion
- Learn how to motivate yourself with kindness rather than criticism
- Learn how to transform challenging relationships, old and new
- Learn tools to manage empathy fatigue or burn-out
- Practice the art of savouring and self-appreciation
- Be able to teach simple self-compassion practices to others
MSC is an experiential 8-week journey with a half day retreat — an adventure in self-discovery and self-kindness – offering periods of instruction and periods of practice. No previous experience of meditation or mindfulness is required. Self-Compassion is easier than you think!
CPT | Constantia
Mindful Self-Compassion for Emotional Resilience
You will learn to respond to difficult thoughts and emotions with kindness and to soothe yourself when you’re hurting. Research shows self-compassion greatly enhances our well-being.
Facilitator: Claire Breen (Certified MSC Teacher & Psychologist)
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Number: 082 066 2212
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