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Tom Moon, M.F.T. Year: 2019

Year: 2019

When You’re Triggered (SF Bay Times, May 15, 2019)

Your partner says something to you in a condescending and dismissive tone. A close friend cancels the plans you’ve made together at the last minute. A driver jumps the line at an intersection and flips you off when you honk. Minor annoyances, but hardly felonies, right? But in an instant you’re trembling and sweating, your…

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The Three Components of Self-Compassion 3. Mindfulness vs. Over-Identification (SF Bay Times, March 7, 2019)

Can we intentionally learn to be less self-critical and more self-compassionate? Psychologist Kristin Neff believes that we can. Based on her pioneering research, she has identified three basic elements of self-compassion: self-kindness vs. self-criticism; common humanity vs. isolation; and mindfulness vs. over-identification; and she has developed techniques for strengthening each of them. This week’s subject…

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The Three Components of Self-Compassion 2. Common Humanity vs. Isolation (SF Bay Times February 20, 2019)

Can we intentionally learn to be less self-critical and more self-compassionate? Psychologist Kristin Neff believes that we can. Based on her pioneering research, she has identified three basic elements of self-compassion: self-kindness vs. self-criticism; common humanity vs. isolation; and mindfulness vs. over-identification, and she has developed techniques for strengthening each of them. This week’s subject…

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The Three Components of Self-Compassion 1. Self-Kindness vs. Self-Criticism (Sf Bay Times, February 7, 2019)

Can we intentionally learn to be less self-critical and more self-compassionate? Based on her pioneering research, psychologist Kristin Neff has concluded that we can, She has identified three basic components of self-compassion: Self kindness vs. self-criticism, common humanity vs. isolation, and mindfulness vs. over-identification, and has developed practices for teaching and learning each of them….

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