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Meet the Author: Kristin Neff

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Kristin Neff, Ph.D., is an associate professor in human development at the University of Texas at Austin. A pioneer who first established self-compassion as a field of study almost a decade ago, Dr. Neff gives lectures on self-compassion internationally and conducts workshops for those who want to learn more about developing self-compassion.

Books by Kristin Neff

Fierce Self-Compassion

How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive

Book cover image: Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive

One of the world’s leading experts on self-compassion, Dr. Kristin Neff takes her research a step further to show how the softer side of self-compassion can be strengthened with fierce self-compassion which teaches us how we can garner the courage and resilience necessary to boldly stand up for ourselves while leading with grace and kindness.  More »

Self-Compassion

The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

Book cover image: Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

In this "transformative read" (Brené Brown), Dr. Kristin Neff offers expert advice on how to limit self-criticism and offset its negative effects, enabling you to achieve your highest potential and a more contented, fulfilled life.  More »