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This Difficult Thing of Being Human: The Art of Self-Compassion

by Bodhipaksa Author

Contemporary psychologists are focusing less on self-esteem and more on self-compassion. Bodhipaksa, a practicing meditator of more than thirty years, blends mindfulness techniques dating back to the time of the Buddha with the most recent understanding of psychology and neuroscience in order to gain love and appreciation for ourselves in all our words and deeds. It boils down to a deceptively simple truth: “Life is short. Be kind.”