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Connecting with Unconditional Love in the Face of Uncertainty: Lessons from the Midst of a Wildfire


As I write this I am evacuated from my home in Carpinteria, California due to the Thomas Fire. We are safe, but flames fill the landscape on three sides of the hill where we live. The picture below was taken from my back door shortly after Read More

Leadership: Giving and Receiving Feedback With Self-Compassion

Seven years ago, I left my teaching job and started a coaching and consulting business. I had no idea how to market what I was doing. I began by sending out a mass email through LinkedIn to let people Read More

Mindfulness and the Power of Beginning Again with Gratitude and Kindness

This is a really good time of the year to think about what you practice on a daily basis. One of the reasons I love mindfulness practice is because it has many benefits – greater presence, less emotional reactivity, increased resilience, and an enhanced ability to Read More