Self-Compassion Resources

If you’re looking for more ways to cultivate self-compassion, here are some resources to help. You may want to bookmark this page so you can find it when you need some reminders and support in relating to yourself with greater kindness.

Newsletter Archive

Every month, I send out a Self-Compassion newsletter where I offer practices and inspiration for cultivating self-compassion. Please read through the archive below, and sign up for future self-compassion newsletters here.

Browse the Self-Compassion Newsletter Archive


Guided Meditation

Embodying Self-Compassion ~ this 30-minute meditation leads you through a practice to help you tap into the power of willingness, even if in this moment you feel like you don’t know how to actually relate to yourself with compassion.


Dharma Talks

Often, when I offer afternoon workshops, I also give a morning talk. Below are recordings from some of the talks I’ve given in the last few years.

It’s Not Your Job to Pretend ~ October 18, 2014 at Austin Zen Center in Austin, TX


Awakening Self-Compassion ~ October 5, 2013 at Austin Zen Center in Austin, TX


Willingness and Self-Compassion ~ May 18, 2013 in San Francisco, CA
(this talk was recorded as part of an afternoon workshop)


Cultivating Self-Compassion ~ April 9, 2011 at Austin Zen Center in Austin, TX


TED talks and other videos

Below you’ll find a selection of video talks that I often suggest to clients and students who are interested in learning more about self-compassion, or in hearing a particular thinker’s perspective. Each of the videos below offers encouragement and support in relating to yourself with kindness, and in finding wisdom in your experience as it is.