Your Compassion Footprint

What is your compassion footprint? Research indicates that cultivating compassion increases our own happiness and wellbeing, and the consequences ripple out far and wide, creating a beneficial cycle.

Caring Without Attachment

Caring simply means kindness and concern for others, but sometimes we get this concept mixed up with emotional investment. Letting go of attachment can free us up to be truly compassionate and a dedicated mindfulness practice can give us the courage and wisdom to do so.

The Clinging Mind

I am leaving in a few weeks to attend a Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) training and my preparations have me thinking a lot about all the relentless ways in which we pursue what is wanted and avoid what is unwanted. Addictions…

Mindfulness in ACTion: Trauma-Informed Practices and Social Justice – An ACT-Based Perspective

Using Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) and trauma-informed mindfulness along with other research based practices in promoting efforts to prevent and heal trauma, support social justice, and foster resiliency and wellness both individually and collectively.

Being or Becoming?

Practicing mindfulness is, in some ways, similar to time lapse photography. The technique of capturing many mundane moments over time reveals previously unseen and sometimes even paradigm shifting information. In this way, we can meet the ebb and flow of the universe with greater equanimity