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The Development and Validation of a Scale to Measure Self-Compassion
This article defines the construct of self-compassion and describes the development of the Self-Compassion Scale. Self-compassion entails being kind and understanding toward oneself in instances of
Self-Compassion: An Alternative Conceptualization of a Healthy Attitude Toward Oneself
This article defines and examines the construct of self-compassion. Self-compassion entails three main components: (a) self-kindness—being kind and understanding toward oneself in instances of pain
Construction and factorial validation of a short form of the Self-Compassion Scale.
The SCS-SF represents a reliable and valid alternative to the long-form SCS, especially when looking at overall self-compassion scores.
A pilot study and randomized controlled trial of the mindful self-compassion program.
The MSC program appears to be effective at enhancing self-compassion, mindfulness, and wellbeing.
Self-compassion and Psychological Resilience Among Adolescents and Young Adults
Self-compassion is an adaptive way of relating to the self when considering personal inadequacies or difficult life circumstances. However, prior research has only examined self-compassion among
Self-compassion versus global self-esteem: two different ways of relating to oneself.
It was found that self-compassion predicted more stable feelings of self-worth than self-esteem and was less contingent on particular outcomes as well as being statistically equivalent predictors of happiness, optimism, and positive affect.
Self-Compassion, Self-Esteem, and Well-Being
This article focuses on the construct of self-compassion and how it differs from self-esteem. First, it discusses the fact that while self-esteem is related to psychological well-being, the pursuit
Self-compassion, Achievement Goals, and Coping with Academic Failure
Two studies examined the relationship between self-compassion, academic achievement goals, and coping with perceived academic failure among undergraduates. Self-compassion entails being kind to
The Self-Compassion Scale is a Valid and Theoretically Coherent Measure of Self-Compassion
Recently, the Self-Compassion Scale (SCS) has been criticized for problems with psychometric validity. Further, the use of an overall self-compassion score that includes items representing the lack