by: Kristin Neff

Self Compassion offers a powerful solution for combating the depression, anxiety and self criticism that comes with living in our pressured and competitive culture, by stopping judging and evaluating ourselves and accepting ourselves with an open heart, treating ourselves with the same kindness we would show others. You will learn to live in self-kindness, connection and mindfulness, replacing negative and destructive measures of self worth and success with a kinder and non-judgemental approach. Through Self Compassionyou will come to accept your weaknesses and limitations, discover improved self confidence, contentment and reach your highest potential - simply, easily and compassionately. Kristin Neff ªÆs expert and practical advice guides you in letting go of unrealistic expectations of perfection, and opens the door to real and lasting satisfaction.
320pp, 153mm x 234mm, Paperback, 2011

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