Mindful Self-Compassion is a research-proven course that can help us include ourselves in our own circle of caring. We can become our own best friend and supporter in a way that has been shown to enhance well-being and lessen anxiety and stress. In particular, self-compassion can help protect caregivers from burnout and compassion fatigue and increase satisfaction with one’s caregiving role.
Jon Walker is a retired physician and certified mindfulness teacher, and he is offering a free online course that meets weekly for an hour and 15 minutes over 6 weeks. The course will show you how to cultivate self-compassion to help you navigate the challenges you face caring for your loved one and yourself. The course will begin at 7 PM Eastern on Tuesday, June 29. If you have any questions, you can contact Jon at firstname.lastname@example.org.