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Compassion is a gift that keeps on giving.

Free resources in Mindful Self-Compassion

Mindful Path presents a list of resources for those who are interested in learning more about Mindfulness and Self-Compassion.

Mindfulness Quiz   (developed by Lee Ann Cardaciotto.)

Self-Compassionate Quiz  (developed by Kristin Neff)

Free Mindful Self-Compassion Meditations 

Free Mindfulness Meditations for Beginners 

Free Compassion-Based Meditations 


Handouts videos, quizz, and worksheets on managing emotions and improving relationships


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The following sites offer free mindfulness and self-compassion audio:

MindfulPath free mindful self-compassion meditations



Mindful Self-Compassion Centre Exercises


Reading List on Self-Compassion

Core books

Gilbert Paul (2009), The Compassionate Mind

Jimpa, Thupten (2015), A Fearless Heart

Neff Kristin & Germer Chris (2018), The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook


Other good books on cultivating mindfulness and self-compassion

Cullen Margaret & Gonzalo Brito Pons (2015), The Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance Workbook

Desmond Tim (2017), The Self-Compassion Skills Workbook

Fain Jean (2011), Self-Compassion Diet: a step by step program to lose weight with loving-kindness

Germer Chris (2009), The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion

Gilbert Paul & Choden (2013), Mindful Compassion: how the science of compassion can help you understand your emotions, live in the present and connect deeply with others

Irons Chris & Beaumont Elaine (2017), The Compassionate Mind Workbook

Kolts Russell L. (2016), CFT Made Simple: A Clinician's Guide to Practicing Compassion-Focused Therapy

Kolts R L, Bell T., Bennett-Levy J., & Irons C. (2018), Experiencing Compassion-Focused Therapy from Inside Out

Neff Kristin (2011), Self-Compassion: stop beating yourself up and leave insecurity behind

Pollak Susan M, (2019), Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture your child by caring for yourself

Stahl Bob & Goldstein Elisha (2010), A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook

Tirch D., Schoendorff B., & Silberstein L (2014), The ACT Practitioner’s Guide to the Science of Compassion

Van Den Brink E., Koster F. (2015), Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living

Vavricheck, Sherrie (2012), A Guide to Compassionate Assertiveness: how to express your needs and deal with conflict while keeping a kind heart

Welford Mary (2013), The Power of Self-Compassion


Books for Children and Teens on Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

Karen Bluth (2017), The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens

Saltzman Amy (2014), A Still Quiet Place: A Mindfulness Program for Teaching Children and Adolescents to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions

Saltzman Amy (2016), A Still Quiet Place for Teens: A Mindfulness Workbook to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions


Books and podcast on self-compassionate motherhood/parenting

Podcast: The self-compassionate mother by Kristin Neff

The Compassionate Mind Approach To Postnatal Depression: Using Compassion Focused Therapy to Enhance Mood, Confidence and Bonding (2015) by Michelle Cree  
Self-Compassionate Motherhood: 3 Ways To Get You Out Of The Shadows Into The True Experience by Cindy Cranswick 
Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself (2019) by Susan M. Pollak