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 […]

What is Mindfulness?

by Michael LaValle. Mindfulness is about waking up and living life off “automatic pilot.” Mindfulness means deliberately paying attention to present experiences with complete acceptance. Mindfulness meditation practices enhance concentration, clarity, insight, and resilience. By bringing an open-hearted, non-judgmental curiosity […]

What do we practice?

by Christiane Baud. Mindfulness meditation is about learning—or remembering — how to be still. During mindfulness meditation classes, we learn different ways to be still. Any good teacher wants to help each person find the way(s) that will work for them. […]