Blog Topic: Self-Compassion

New Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher

Kristy is a new family doctor in Nanaimo with a strengths based, wellness oriented, trauma informed approach. She trained specifically with a focus on Indigenous health. Kristy took our 8 week Mindful Self-Compassion Training a few years ago, worked the practices into...

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How are you doing? What do you need?

Checking in' is a simple mindfulness practice that can help us start to cultivate a kind and loving relationship with ourselves.  Try setting a lovely chime on your phone for every hour during the day as a reminder to check in with yourself. Choose a sound that you...

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The Link between Health, Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

Self-criticism does more than make us feel badly.  It is actually bad for our health. Self-Criticism activates the nervous threat response system stimulating the hormones designed to help us deal with danger through a 'fight, fight or freeze'.  When our threat...

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Practice Makes Imperfect

The goal of practice is to become a compassionate mess. That means fully human - often struggling, uncertain, confused - with great compassion Rob Nairn, Meditation Teacher...

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