How to Motivate Yourself with Kindness
Kristin Neff, Ph.D. at the 2019 Mindful Leadership Summit.
How to Motivate Yourself with Kindness with Kristin Neff, Ph.D. from @Work 2019. Dr. Kristin Neff, an Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, illustrates the importance of self-compassion, from the individual, to business context, to use with military veterans. She explains the difference between motivation by self-compassion and self-esteem. Self-compassion is a caring, open, and learning stance towards oneself with a mindset of growth and resilience. There are several components of self-compassion and Dr. Neff provides research to debunk popular myths about self-compassion. Self-compassion can be a learned skill with practices and inquiry methods, to improve one’s performance and results.