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The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from by Christopher K. Germer

By Christopher K. Germer

Author note: advent through Sharon Salzberg
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“Buck up." “Stop feeling sorry for yourself." “Don't damage everything."

When you're worried, unhappy, offended, or lonely, do you listen this self-critical voice? What may take place if, rather than scuffling with tricky feelings, we accepted them? Over his a long time of expertise as a therapist and mindfulness meditation practitioner, Dr. Christopher Germer has discovered a paradoxical lesson: all of us are looking to steer clear of ache, yet letting it in—and responding compassionately to our personal imperfections, with no judgment or self-blame—are crucial steps at the route to therapeutic.

This clever and eloquent publication illuminates the facility of self-compassion and gives inventive, scientifically grounded concepts for placing it into motion. You'll grasp sensible recommendations for dwelling extra absolutely within the current second — particularly whilst hard-to-bear feelings come up — and for being style to your self if you happen to want it the main.

Free audio downloads of the meditation workouts can be found on the author's web site: mindfulselfcompassion.org.

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In contrast to what environmental economics suggests, people are sometimes highly reluctant to make tradeoffs among different values. For example, many think that it is morally wrong to sacrifice nature or endangered species for money. People think of such entities (such as human or animal life, nature, dignity) as absolute, not to be traded off for anything else, particularly not for economic values. g. Baron & Spranca, 1997; Tetlock, Kristel, Elson, Lerner, & Green, 2000). g. g. , 2000). tected or sacred values Morality and ethics Ethical or moral considerations also play an important role in risk evaluation (Böhm & Pfister, 2000; Pfister & Böhm, 2001).

G. earthquakes) are generally weaker than those to hazards that are caused by humans. 6 SUMMARY Examining how people perceive environmental hazards and technologies is crucial for understanding their reactions to particular risks. The aim of this chapter was to give an overview of prominent factors that are proposed in research and theory to 24 ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION determine environmental risk perception. Of course, this list of factors is by no means exhaustive. While past research was dominated by cognitive approaches and the question of how risks are perceived, current views emphasise more the role of emotions in understanding risk perception.

Emotions not only affect risk perception, they also result as reactions to perceived risks (Böhm & Pfister, 2000; see also the distinction between consequentialist and deontological evaluations above). When people focus on the consequences of a hazard, they experience consequence-based emotions. g. g. sadness triggered by an experienced loss). When people focus on moral rightness, they experience ethicsbased emotions. These can be directed towards oneself (guilt when taking blame) or towards other people (outrage when blaming others).

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