Susan M. Pollak, MTS, EdD, is a longtime student of meditation and yoga who has been integrating the practices of meditation into psychotherapy since the 1980s. Dr. Pollak is co-founder and teacher at the Center for Mindfulness and Compassion at Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance. Visit her website to learn more!
234 How to Practice Self Compassion
None of us knew just how hard it was going to be as a parent. We mess up constantly. But when we respond to ourselves with harsh criticism and judgement, we leave ourselves feeling helpless and incapable. Even though it can feel strange, the practice of self-compassion is ESSENTIAL to becoming a more mindful parent. My guest today is Dr. Susan M. Pollak, author of “Self-Compassion for Parents.”