Advance Praise for Self-Compassion

Advance Praise for Self-Compassion

"A beautiful book that helps us all see the way to cure the world - one person at a time - starting with yourself.  Read it and start the journey." – Rosie O'Donnell, talk show host

"A portable friend to all readers--especially but not only women--who need to learn that the Golden Rule works only if it's reversible: We must learn to treat ourselves as well as we wish to treat others." - Gloria Steinem, feminist organizer and author of Revolution from Within

"An original and doable blueprint for improving the quality of your life." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Ph.D., author of Flow and Creativity

"Neff's powerful research and her ability to explain how self-compassion affects our everyday lives makes this book a transformative read." – Brené Brown, Ph.D., author of The Gifts of Imperfection

"In this deeply personal, highly practical book, Kristin Neff moves the entire field of compassion studies forward... Self-Compassion offers us a liberating path we can follow right where we are." -- Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Happiness

"This is an important book. Following its advice can free readers from the chains of self-criticism and replace them with the wings of self-encouragement." --Steven Stosny, Ph.D., author of Love Without Hurt

"Drawing on a powerful blend of Western psychology and Eastern meditative strategies, Kristin Neff offers practical, wise guidance on the path of emotional healing and deep inner transformation." --Tara Brach, Ph.D., author of Radical Acceptance

" This book and its courageous and compassionate author will become essential reading for all of us seeking inner peace and true, lasting happiness in our lives. Savor and enjoy!" --Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., author of Mindsight

"Brilliant! Self-compassion is a revolutionary new idea—a better idea—pioneered by the author, Kristin Neff, with profound implications for how to live our lives. "

Christopher K. Germer, Ph.D., author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion

"Based on state-of-the-art research, Neff provides essential lessons for how to excel personally and professionally through self-compassion.." --Todd B. Kashdan, Ph.D., author of Curious? and Designing Positive Psychology