Articles about compassion and self-compassion providing you with the latest insights coming out of the research into compassion.

Forgiveness Activities

24 Forgiveness Activities, Exercises, Tips and Worksheets

Forgiveness is a complex process of change, and although beneficial cannot be accomplished by simple means. It requires sustained effort and commitment. Below we have [...]

Why is Forgiveness Important?

In this article, we take a look at the value of forgiveness and its relationship with healing. We also explore why it is important to [...]

Benefits of forgiveness

What is Forgiveness? (+9 Science-Based Benefits)

If forgiveness is divine, does one need to be a saint? Forgiveness is the stuff of everyday heroes, the ultimate measure of internal peace. It [...]

compassion important

20 Reasons Why Compassion Is So Important in Psychology

Compassion is as vital to life as the air we breathe. For in the absence of compassion, how many benevolent, selfless and heroic deeds would [...]

My Self-Compassion Journal

15 Most Interesting Self-Compassion Research Findings

In order to understand self-compassion, you have to first understand the concept of compassion. Compassion is the ability we all have to show empathy, love, [...]

self-compassion importance

How to Practice Self-Compassion: 8 Techniques and Tips

Have you ever lost your temper at…yourself? Blamed and then beat yourself up a little inside for doing something you regret? Maybe you’ve been harsh [...]

mindful self-compassion

What is Mindful Self-Compassion? (Incl. Exercises + PDF)

When we talk about mindfulness, there are a number of thoughts that come to mind. We know it’s about building our own sense of self-awareness, [...]

self-compassion scale

The Self-Compassion Scale and Test (Incl. PDF)

Whether we like it or not, life is full of ups and downs. The human experience is often peppered with uncomfortable or unpleasant experiences and [...]


What is Kindness in Psychology? (Incl. Activities + Quotes)

How have you shown kindness to someone today? How has someone else been kind to you? With the increased acknowledgment that bullying behavior is a [...]

compassion through training

12 Best Compassion Training Exercises & Activities

In this article, you will learn about cultivating compassion through training and how compassion can be measured. We’ll also discuss some of the ways you [...]

3 Self-Compassion Tools (PDF)