Join us for an exploration of a perennial paradox: Can we accept ourselves as we are, while also wishing for some changes in behavior? Can these changes come from a place of self-compassion rather than self-criticism? This workshop will include guided meditations, journal exercises and group inquiry from the work of self-compassion experts Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer. Together we will cultivate self-compassion, look to befriend the inner critic and seek wise intention for ourselves in the new year. Please bring a journal. Led by Mindful Self-Compassion Course leader. Suzanne Colón. All are Welcome. No prior experience or registration required. Offered for an optional, sliding-scale donation: from $15-$40. No one turned away for lack of funds. For more information or to register go to www.bozemandharmacenter.org or visit the BDC at 1019 E Main St (through main doors, upstairs).