i accept all my imperfections & perfections
Friday, December 4, 2009
Self-esteem is a popular mental health concept in western psychology & there has been numerous books written on this topic. However, Buddhist psychology seems to emphasize more on self-compassion & non-self. Are these western & eastern concepts compatible? How can self-compassion & self-acceptance enhance our mental health? What does non-self really mean from a Buddhist perspective? How does it contribute to happiness? The presentation will shed light on this interesting cross-cultural mental health topic. Click HERE for dowloading.
This is a useful link on SELF-COMPASSION
- A. Professor Dr. Kristine Neff's website
You can download many of the journal papers related to self-compassion from: