My Balm by Jane O’Shea

My Balm by Jane O’Shea

I close my eyes and sigh, and here I am lying in the hammock in my heart. Moving gently, with the soft air of my breath. When I fall from my head past my words, I’m caught lovingly by the hammock of my heart and rocked to its rhythmic beat. It is my peace, my rest, my...
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...
Mindful Self-Compassion Training

Mindful Self-Compassion Training

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)​ is an evidence-based, 8-week, training program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Based on the groundbreaking research of Dr Kristin Neff (PhD) and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer (psychologist), MSC teaches...
New Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher

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...