Compassion is the cornerstone of most spiritual traditions. At the same time, psychological research has found that compassion is essential for a healthy life. Yet, for most of us, self-compassion is elusive. We are caught in unhelpful and destructive
thought loops that lead to self-judgment and unhappiness. Spend some time learning about the science of self-compassion and learn helpful techniques that help you develop the subtle art of self-compassion.
The Rev. Dr. Steven Moore is the director of the Spiritual Renewal Center, an Episcopal priest and licensed clinical psychologist. He is currently finishing a doctor of ministry at Colgate Rochester Crozier Divinity School and has focused his research on applying the prophetic tradition and liberation theology to our modern context.