What is it about?

Shame is a notorious emotion. We found that those who score higher on mindfulness and self-compassion scales experience shame less frequently. Also, we suggested that mindfulness increased the level of self-compassion which significantly impacted shame.

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Why is it important?

Our findings show that self-compassion is a stronger predictor of shame and more relevant to the experience of shame.


This article demonstrated that non-judgement attitude towards the self is an important element of shame.

Neda Sedighimornani
University of Bath

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This page is a summary of: Exploring the Relationships Between Mindfulness, Self-Compassion, and Shame, SAGE Open, July 2019, SAGE Publications,
DOI: 10.1177/2158244019866294.
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