https://i2.wp.com/mindfulness-alliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/randalyn-hill-Zl2yVDTGByY-unsplash.jpg?fit=6000%2C4000&ssl=1 4000 6000 Tracy Ochester, PsyD, RYT-200 https://mindfulness-alliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/mamwidget.png Tracy Ochester, PsyD, RYT-2002019-09-07 05:17:512020-04-12 16:10:29Are Good Intentions Enough?
Even when we are in touch with our intentions and they are good, our compassionate actions can be unskillful. Mindfulness, discernment, balance and equanimity in the face of suffering are also important factors in increasing the likelihood that our helping will be truly helpful.
https://i0.wp.com/mindfulness-alliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/animesh-basnet-492080-unsplash.jpg?fit=5184%2C3456&ssl=1 3456 5184 Tracy Ochester, PsyD, RYT-200 https://mindfulness-alliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/mamwidget.png Tracy Ochester, PsyD, RYT-2002018-09-10 11:00:572020-04-12 15:50:37The Paradox of Acceptance
Acceptance is compassionate presence - acknowledging what is without judgment. It allows us to see things more clearly. When we accept, we are saying, “Yes, this is the way it is right now.” Yet, acceptance is not resignation. When we…