Compassion for confidence

16 November 2017–14 December 2017, 5:30 pm–7:30 pm

Types of support provided by Student Psychological Services

This five week workshop combines Western psychology with Buddhist meditation practices to explore what self-compassion is, why we all need it and how we can cultivate it.

Event Information

Open to

UCL students


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Holly Kahya


Room 104, 3 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BT

Course aims

  • To explore what self-compassion is, what it’s not and the benefits of self-compassion for confidence
  • To explore self-compassion experientially through breath-work and meditation
  • To explore how we habitually relate to ourselves under pressure
  • To identify and work with personal barriers to self-compassion
  • To learn practical tools for self-compassion to use outside the course

Weekly homework tasks will be provided and are strongly recommended to get the most from the experience.

Dates and Times

  • Thursday 16th November - 5.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Thursday 23rd November - 5.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Thursday 30th November - 5.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Thursday 7th December - 5.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Thursday 14th December  - 5.30pm to 7.30pm