Christopher Germer, Mindful Self-Compassion

Meditations :: Instructions for Self-Compassion Meditation

Most of the following meditations, as well as guidance for practicing them, can be found in The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions

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MSC Core Meditations

Affectionate Breathing (pdf)

Loving-Kindness with Self-Compassion (pdf)

Giving and Receiving Compassion (pdf)


Other Meditations

Loving-Kindness for Beginners (pdf)

Compassionate Body Scan (pdf)

Compassionate Friend (pdf)

Compassion for Self and Others (pdf)