Self Compassion is defined as extending compassion to oneself in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering. It includes accepting our humanity, practicing self kindness and being mindful of our needs.

Join Counselor, Tracy Teipen and our director, April Bordeau, as they discuss what causes us to look at our bodies with a critical eye, what we hear when we don’t practice self compassion, and what practical steps can be taken to accept, and care for our bodies with out shame. 

Recommended resources:
The 40-Day Body Image Workbook, Heather Creekmore
Breaking Free from Body Shame, Jess Connolly
Befriending Your Body, Ann Saffi Biasetti
The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook, Kristin Neff & Christopher Germer
Fierce Self-Compassion, Kristin Neff

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