What does our mind do when it is “at rest”?

by Christiane Baud At any stage of our mediation practice, whether we are seasoned or just beginning – we may be shocked or dismayed by the fact that our mind will not easily stop its ongoing chatter. Our talking mind […]

Mindfulness and Self Compassion in Today’s World

by Alfie Wishart Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. ~ William Ellery Channing   Evolution and common sense tell us that when confronted with life challenges we have three choices. […]

Self-compassion – where to start?

So, now you see a way that, maybe you can change your internal dialog to a kinder voice, have a greater sense of wellbeing, improve your emotional balance and enhance your caring relationships and ask How do I start?   […]

The benefits of adopting a self-compassion practice

So, why practice Mindful Self-Compassion?  There are a number of benefits to be gained from adopting a mindful self-compassion practice. Three key benefits:  For our own well-being and happiness  To have better connections with those around us  For the “Us” […]

What is Self-Compassion?

General Introduction to Compassion The term compassion is often seen as a lofty term reserved for a religious or spiritual context. Now, with a growing body of good research on compassion, we are beginning to realize how powerful and effective […]