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#310: The Scientific Case for Self-Compassion | Chris Germer


New Year’s Series Episode 2. We talk with Chris Germer about the scientifically-proven benefits of self-compassion; how to practice self-compassion in your life; the disutility of shame; and the connection between self-compassion and compassion for others. Oh, and we also take some listener voicemails.


Chris Germer is a clinical psychologist and lecturer on psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He also co-developed a highly impactful program called Mindful Self-Compassion, which has been taught to over 100,000 people across the world.


How to join the New Year’s Challenge:

Join the New Year's Challenge by downloading the Ten Percent Happier app : https://10percenthappier.app.link/install. You should be prompted to join the Challenge after registering your account.


If you've already downloaded the app, just open it up or visit this link to join: https://10percenthappier.app.link/NewYearsChallenge21


Where to find Chris Germer online: 

Website: https://chrisgermer.com


Social Media:

·        Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CenterForMSC

·        Chris’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christophergermerphd/

·        Center for Mindful Self Compassion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/centerformindfulselfcompassion/

·        YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCObLXaQeAfuhSLPf3IW5Adw

Full Shownotes: https://www.tenpercent.com/podcast-episode/chris-germer-310

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