Inclusion and Diversity

June 7, 2022

How Self-Compassion Transforms Queer Shame into Pride

By Markus Bohlmann

We can turn shame into pride, but we cannot do so once and for all: shame lives on in pride, and pride can easily turn back into shame. – Heather […]...

June 3, 2022

Self-Compassion Research on LGBTQIA+ Wellbeing

By Catarina Ahlvik-Garrison

As we celebrate Pride with friends and loved ones in the month of June, we show support for people of all sexual orientations in our community and we come together […]...

February 10, 2022

Commemorating Black History Month: Black History is Everyone's History

By Sydney Spears

In commemorating February as Black history month in the United States, I began to reflect upon my own experience of learning about these important African American experiences. Personally, I identify […]...

February 1, 2022

The Benefits of a Silent Retreat

By Laila Narsi

Finding our inner calm and peace can be difficult in a world full of noisy distractions. Participating in a silent retreat allows us to take the time and make space […]...

January 24, 2022

Igniting Self-Compassion in Africa

By Mirjam Luthe

Vulnerable populations in developing countries have little or no access to mindfulness and self-compassion practices, which limits their ability to support their mental health and wellbeing in dire circumstances. So […]...