How amazing would you feel if you weren't tormented by your negative thoughts?

Do you wake up dreading the day? Anxiety raging in your head or depression dragging you into the depths of despair…?

Do you wake up with a nagging voice judging you before you’ve even opened your eyes? “Why did you push the snooze button?” “Now you’re late already!!!” “You’re such an idiot!”

Do you wish you could just shut it off or at least turn the volume down?

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Life is hard.  Why make it any harder?

We know how you feel.

We have lived this too.

The pain of feeling like a failure no matter how hard you try. 

Constantly wishing that your life was different

Hating yourself for not being better; smarter, stronger, prettier, richer, thinner, more successful….

Let’s be honest – the world is in a pretty bad way right now. It’s exhausting trying to manage in a world of chaos, restrictions, fear-mongering and righteous social judgements. Feeling constantly uncertain and powerless as politicians continue imposing rules and shifting the goal posts so you can’t even plan your life.

It’s crazy. It’s infuriating. It’s suffocating and to be perfectly honest, blimin hard to deal with. All this on top of your everyday challenges – making ends meet, coping with work pressures, caring for family, never mind looking after your body, staying healthy, feeling good about yourself especially when you’re overwhelmed.

Life is hard right now. Keeping your head above water is pretty tough. But why make it any harder by beating yourself up and putting yourself down?

But who's got time for this fluffy stuff anyway?

Just don't have time for this?

We hear you.

Making time for yourself can be really difficult and feel almost impossible.  We all receive many messages, both implicit and explicit that we should always give to others not to ourselves.  That it is selfish if we spend time caring for ourselves.  You may be familiar with the example of 'taking the oxygen first' if you have dependents with you when travelling on a plane.  What if we applied this to our everyday life? 

If you feel you are not worth 3 hours a week, this course is definately for you!  

That vicious voice inside your head that says you're not worth it can be transformed into a supportive, friendly, caring voice. 

You can have a kinder voice inside your head too. 

Now, we can’t change external events, the stresses, pressure and demands of everyday life, but we can tend to your fear, frustration and heartache that these situations bring.  

If you want to feel calmer, stronger and more able to cope, we can help!

We have the key to calming your stress, soothing your nerves and building your self-confidence.

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) can help you.

“MSC has absolutely changed my life!  It’s the best course I’ve ever done!"

~ Rosa Connor

Can you really transform your life in just 24 hours?

Our 8-Session Mindful Self-Compassion Programme is a 24-hour deep-dive training for the development and practice of self-compassion.

Research by Dr. Kristin Neff demonstrates the proven benefits of Mindful Self-Compassion safely and effectively improves health by:

enhancing emotional well-being
• building resilience
• boosting happiness
• reducing anxiety
• reducing depression

This training is delivered in a weekly format.

The weekly format allows time for integration between each session. This supports you to practice and reflect, embody the tools and skills in the spaces between the teaching sessions. While it can be emotionally challenging, it generates an opportunity to practise MSC skills in everyday life.

There are no pre-requisites or prior experience required for this programme.

Both beginners and those with significant mindfulness experience find this training deeply impactful.

This programme officially qualifies as one of the pre-requisites for those wishing to take the MSC Teacher Training.

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“I am so grateful for the positive impact this course has had on my life. Kathryn and Liz are a dream team. Their care and kindness for every single member of the class created a wonderful sense of safety that allowed me to learn life-changing practices in a super accessible, fun way. I’ve so appreciated their wisdom, encouragement, and the immense sense of hope I have gained from their skillful teaching and guidance.”

Michelle Watts, Psychologist

Welcome to a new conversation inside your head!

"Investing this time in 'you' is more important than you realise."

~ Kieran Walton

The official Mindful Self-Compassion course is 8 x 3 hour sessions. 

  • Get the internal skills you need to be kind to yourself when things are stressy and messy.
  • Build your confidence to respond kindly when you muck up or fall short.
  • Feel calmer and stronger even when the brown stuff is hitting the fan!

Learn the key principles of mindful self-compassion and how to live a kinder life inside your own head.

The weekly format allows time for integration between each session. This supports you to practice and reflect, embody the tools and skills in the spaces between the sessions.

Stop beating yourself up!  Register now!

“The MSC course was life changing for me.  For so many years I had been unkind to myself leading to debilitating thoughts of worry, negativity, lack of confidence & self-doubt.  I now love, honour and am compassionate toward myself.  I highly recommend this to anyone who is looking for calm, peace and guidance in their life.  Thank you!"

Daisy Lake

“Self-Compassion is the life jacket I put on every day."

John Collins

8-Session MSC Online Semi-Intensive


Friday 20, Saturday 21, Sunday 22 January
Friday 27, Saturday 28 January,
Friday 03, Saturday 04, Sunday 05 February
TIME: 6-9pm GMT

RETREAT: Sunday 29 January
TIME: 3-6.30pm GMT

Facilitated by Kathryn Lovewell & Liz Walker

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I’ve found MSC life changing. It really has changed the way I feel about myself… It’s left me with a really great sense of joy, self-belief, more self-acceptance and has also helped me overcome some long-held negative beliefs. I am eternally grateful.

Sarena Edwards

Self-compassionate people…

πŸ’œ  are more likely to engage in healthier behaviours like drinking less, exercising more and eating well 

πŸ’œ  take greater responsibility for their actions and are more likely to apologise if they offend someone 

πŸ’œ  are less afraid of failure and are more likely to try again and persist in their efforts after failing 

πŸ’œ  are more likely to cope with tough situations like trauma, divorce and chronic painβ€― 

πŸ’œ  are more likely to engage in perspective-taking and to realise they are not alone in their experience 

πŸ’œ  are more likely to compromise in relationship conflicts and be more compassionate towards others

“It’s blown my mind!  I’m finding a positive in everything & I’m softening the way that I’m speaking to myself internally.  It’s really improved my sleep too!"

Michelle Cass

Why train with us?

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24 Hours Training

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Bonus Half-Day Retreat

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Support Group

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Resource Materials

Extra Bonuses & Benefits

βœ”οΈ Exclusive Kind Minder graduate special offers

βœ”οΈ  Ongoing access to the online resource materials on the Kind Mind Academy membership portal

βœ”οΈ Private membership to Kind Minder graduate support group

βœ”οΈ Access to Kind Mind Academy's daily live MSC morning meditation online practice 

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Frequently Asked Questions

MSC is a lifesaver especially after years of harsh self criticism and self hate. I can be more encouraging towards myself and even ask for help which I would never have considered an option. I am learning to trust myself and allowing myself to be me with all my messiness and hang ups. Allowance of what's here, with me, in me, has been the biggest gift.”

Melony Weatherall

“Connecting with others in a safe space where compassion for yourself is at the heart of every practice taught is a wonderful experience.  I'm grateful to have been able to learn techniques which help make tough moments easier."

Louise Hoare

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