This video is an introduction to Compassion’s COMPASS: Strategies for Developing Kindness and Insight, a book that offers a systematic approach to developing compassionate insight that has been adapted from Tibetan mind training strategies, secularized for modern audiences, and supplemented with relevant research, anecdotes, and… Read More »Compassion’s COMPASS Module 1: Introduction
Equanimity is an evenness of mind that keeps us calm in troubling times, protects us from the pushes and pulls of life’s ups and downs, and supports emotional regulation and compassion development. In my brief article, “Thriving Together Series: How Equanimity Can Relieve Stress,” published… Read More »Equanimity Can Relieve Stress
*A Mind Oasis event* Thursday, 17 February @ 7:00pm CT (9:00pm ET) All registrants will get a special coupon for 30% off the list price of the book! One participant will receive a free copy of the book! Register Here Exercises to cultivate compassion Compassion’s… Read More »Meet the Author!
Burnout and compassion fatigue are a hidden pandemic. A recent Gallop Poll found that 23% of employees reported feeling burnout at work often or always and another 44% reported feeling burnout at times. About 60% to 75% of clinicians have reported exhaustion, depression, sleep disorders, and PTSD… Read More »Find Self-Care in Caring for Others
This is a link to an issue brief I wrote collaboratively with Jennifer Farfalla and Victoria Pless of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) in order to raise awareness combat compassion fatigue and offer ways to combat it. ASTHO works closely with… Read More »Compassion Fatigue During Public Health Epidemics
This is a guided meditation of an advanced practice called giving and taking that can help turn difficult circumstances into causes for strengthening compassionate courage. In this case, the meditation focuses on transforming the fears we all experience during the COVID 19 pandemic into a… Read More »A Meditation to Work Through Challenges
Here is an article on Intentional Acts of Kindness that I wrote for the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University. In our current times as we navigate a pandemic, political divisiveness, social injustices, and economic uncertainty, it is more important than… Read More »Article on Intentional Acts of Kindness
This is a guided meditation on kindness and compassion building that was developed in collaboration with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), who work closely with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). ASTHO originally asked me to present on compassion fatigue and… Read More »A Kindness Meditation to Strengthen Compassion