Inspiration

April 6, 2021

Planting Seeds of Compassion in Israel

By Galia Tyano Ronen

In my home country of Israel, as we watched the COVID virus touch so many families and friends, a group of women friends and I created a new compassion program to help our community cultivate inner peace. We called it "Planting Seeds of Compassion" a...

October 15, 2019

Taking Our Practice into the World

By Aimee Eckhardt

While we may begin training in self-compassion to ease our own personal pain, the transformation that follows is a deeply practical, radically counter-cultural state of being which directly benefits the world at large....

November 1, 2018

Self-Compassionate Parenting Through Addiction Recovery

By Catherine Polan Orzech

by Catherine Polan Orzech
Mothers in recovery face the challenges as parents that others of us will never have to face. But they also face many of the same internal hurdles that bedevil all parents. We can learn from them, and with them, how l...

April 12, 2018

How is a Retreat Like Rock Music?

By Kimberly Sogge

Written by Dr. Kimberly Sogge
After an evening of soaking in Pink Floyd's iconoclastic sound, I came away convinced that their legendary rock music is the perfect metaphor for the processes of transformation at work in the human psyche on a med...