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...
Our Story

Our Story

Start with the ground you know, the pale ground beneath your feet, your own way to begin the conversation. from Start Close In by David Whyte     That’s what we did.  We started close in with long time friends and colleagues. With our own hearts and minds. ...
Felt Sense Prayer

Felt Sense Prayer

This is a lovey prayer to say before or after doing the Compassionate Body Scan Guided Meditation I am the pain in your head, the knot in your stomach, the unspoken grief in your smile. I am your high blood sugar, your elevated blood pressure, your fear of challenge,...
The Journey by Mary Oliver

The Journey by Mary Oliver

Leaving the self-critical voice behind and choosing kindness.  Enjoy this poem by the late Mary Oliver. One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice – – – though the whole house began to tremble...