Sometimes by David Whyte

Sometimes by David Whyte

This poem by David Whyte is an invitation to reflect into the place which troubles you with “tiny but frightening requests”.  Often these are parts of ourselves we would rather not feel, see or experience.  What are those places? What does it feel like to...
Kindness

Kindness

Kindness Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, what you counted and carefully saved, all this must go so you know how desolate the landscape can be...
3-Centre Check-In

3-Centre Check-In

There is much research to show that simple, brief mindfulness practices can help us cope with difficult situations.  The 3-Centre Check-In is an anchoring practice that can be used in emotionally challenging situations. It is a practice we teach in Mindful...

What is Compassion-Focused Therapy?

Compassion-focused Therapy (CFT) helps people shift their relationship to their difficult experiences.  It helps people soften their tendency to beat themselves up or shame themselves or think that there is something wrong with them.  It offers people tools, skills...
First Nations Health

First Nations Health

The Centre for Compassion Inspired Health acknowledges that we live, learn, and work on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish Peoples – the Snuneymuxw, Stz’uminus and Snaw-Naw-As Nations. We are honored to have been invited to present Mindful...