Working with needs and values is a central part of cultivating compassion for ourselves and others. Although everyone has needs and values, and they have such a strong influence on our lives, many people are unaware of what their needs and values are. Once we are more in touch with our needs and values, we can start to use them to guide our behaviour so that we are able to live more fulfilling and meaningful lives.
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Kristin Neff, Mark Williams, and Willem Kuyken discuss compassion, self-compassion and mindfulness and how we might integrate these different teachings in our treatment of depression.