Recommended reading – Self Compassion


“Reading furnishes the mind with materials of knowledge. It is thinking that makes what we read ours.” John Locke

Carefully chosen by expert coaches, the following books and articles will support you on the path to understanding where you are, who you are and where you want to go.

Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams (Penguin, 2018)

By Walker, Matthew

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Flow (Harper Perennial, 1990)

By Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly

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A Monk's Guide to Happiness: Meditation in the 21st century (Yellow Kite, 2019)

By Thubten, Gelong

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How to Be Nice to Yourself: The Everyday Guide to Self Compassion: Effective Strategies to Increase Self-Love and Acceptance (Althea Press, 2019)

By Silberstein-Tirch, Laura

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A Year of Self-Compassion: Finding Care, Connection and Calm in Our Challenging Times (Matador, 2015)

By Super, Amanda

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Compassion: Listening to the Cries of the World (Rodmell Press, 2005)

By Feldman, Christina

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The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive (Guilford Press, 2018)

By Neff, Kristin and Germer, Christopher

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The Compassionate Mind (Constable, 2010)

By Gilbert, Paul

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Be Grateful More Often

By Francesca Gino

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Give Yourself a Break: The Power of Self-Compassion

By Serena Chen

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To Recover from Failure, Try Some Self-Compassion

By Christopher Germer

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Prevent Burnout by Making Compassion a Habit

By Annie McKee and Kandi Wiens

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Why Successful People Choose Self-Compassion Over Self-Esteem

By Melody Wilding

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Walk

By Deborah Grayson Riegel

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