Mindfulness Training | Center for Mindful Self-Compassion

Link: Mindfulness Training | Center for Mindful Self-Compassion – As it dawns on me that this pandemic isolation is more of a marathon than a sprint, it is sometimes overwhelming.

I realized that getting more skills in mindful self-compassion would be a really good idea for me right now.

So I took a risk and signed up to work with a mentor, and after the first session I knew I had made a good choice for my mental health.

If this is something you’d like to explore, message me for the name of my mentor, or the center featured below is a reliable and evidence-based approach to mindfulness skills, started by a researcher who walks the talk.

The Clocklike Regularity of Major Life Changes

Link: The Clocklike Regularity of Major Life Changes – Yesterday it was a joy and a privilege to put together a webinar for one of the nicest groups of people on the planet, a group of training managers, coaches and consultants who are probably working harder now than they ever to support their colleagues during the pandemic. I am riding the covid coaster, like we all are, and so it was a relief to share together the coping strategies that are keeping us all on our feet. I think you will find this article both thoughtful and useful.

Alone but not lonely: Mindfulness during COVID-19

Link: Alone but not lonely: Mindfulness during COVID-19 – A good companion to the article that I posted earlier. I am an extrovert, so I get energized by being with others. I envy my bbn introvert friends who joke that they have been training for all their lives for this! But about 2 months in to “the great pause” I realized that for me this time could be another go at the ongoing adventure of making friends with solitude. So far (most days) so good. I don’t think solitude will ever be my natural habitat! But it is feeling like a place I could enjoy going for a leisurely walk.