Psychologist, Author, Teacher of Mindfulness and Compassion

Talks and Interviews Featuring Dr. Susan Pollak


Finding Compassion and Beauty in a Broken World
A talk by Susan on the power of compassion and finding beauty in a broken world—or a world on fire. Our hearts can really open in the midst of pain...
Self-Compassion for Parents
In this episode we'll be speaking with Dr. Susan Pollak about Self-Compassion for Parents...
Parents feel burnout just like other workers
As a former nurse, Erin Werley was used to 12-hour shifts sometimes stretching into 15, constantly being on her feet and feeling high levels of stress. But nothing prepared her for the demands of motherhood...
Self-Compassion for Parents
A discussion about how self-compassion can help you journey through parenting more effectively, confidently, and happily with Yael Schonbrun from Psychologists off the Clock, a podcast about the science and practice of living well...
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris Podcast
Dr. Susan Pollak found refuge in meditation at a young age, introduced to it by a family member. Describing herself as an anxious and neurotic kid, she noticed how meditation offered her some relief...
How To Care For Your Kids—By First Caring For Yourself
Dr. Susan Pollak found refuge in meditation at a young age, introduced to it by a family member. Describing herself as an anxious and neurotic kid, she noticed how meditation offered her some relief...
Q & A with the Author, Dr. Susan Pollak
Author of Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself
"I yelled at the kids again—and feel so ashamed." "I barely have time to shower, let alone exercise; no wonder I’m so out of shape."...
Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself
On a tough day, raising children can feel like one of the most difficult, seemingly thankless roles a person can have. The stakes are high, and the hours are rough. There is no formal training, and it isn’t...