The Power of Self-Compassion

Meditations, exercises, journaling, and in-the-moment practices

About the Book

Laurie J. Cameron’s Audible Original The Power of Self-Compassion, is rooted in research on the power of inner-directed compassion and its beneficial effects on mental well-being, growth, motivation, relationships and physical health.

Learn strategies and tools including meditations, exercises, journaling, and in-the-moment practices that will help you evoke mindfulness and empathy in your everyday life in a way that it becomes your natural response. Explore how to cultivate self-compassion in your everyday life in order to live with more awareness, connection and purpose.

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Praise for The Power of Self Compassion

  • It was amazing. This is very enlightening and must be savored, not gulped. There are a lot of helpful content on mindfulness, some practice meditations, and journaling.

    C Joy

  • I have been listening to and reading a number of books on this and related topics, and this one is one of the best. Cameron provides actual exercises to do to create mindfulness, to ease anxiety, and to promote self-compassion. This is a big plus!
    She also backs up her contentions with academic research; for example, those who practice self-compassion are more likely to be successful. A great book for anyone starting on a journey of changing their life.

    Christine D

  • This is a wonderful, easy to understand audible book on self-compassion, something that is so lacking in today's world. Not only is it very informative, it also contains journal exercises and meditations throughout. The best part is because it is audible, you can relax and listen to it over and over again to reinforce certain areas. This is the best I've listened to on this topic and highly recommend to everyone.


Book Excerpt

Self-compassion is intimately tied to the practice of mindfulness, which trains us to be aware and pay attention to the present moment with a quality of acceptance of our thoughts, feelings, and physical sensations. Self-compassion comes from the understanding that every human being suffers, that we all want to be happy and that this commonality connects us with everyone else.
From this place of mindfulness, we can face what is happening in our lives with openness and curiosity. When we add compassion and direct it to ourselves, we include kindness in our response to life. Like two wings, mindfulness and compassion build an expansive capacity to hold an aware, connected presence during difficult times.