Tim Desmond

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Tim Desmond is a student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, the author of Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy: Mindfulness-Based Practices for Healing and Transformation, and the co-founder of Morning Sun Mindfulness Center. He travels regularly, teaching mindfulness and self-compassion practices to professional and popular audiences, including Yale Medical Center and the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He recently launched a 12-week online training called Foundations of Self-Compassion through his website www.timdesmond.net

The Quote

All compassion comes from suffering, and great compassion comes from great suffering.

Tim’s Why

For me the business of the human being is both cultivating joy and transforming suffering.

Tim’s advice

  • Get to know your own suffering, because it’s your best teacher.

Tim’s go-to books

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Robyn Walser, Ph.D
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