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Resources, tools, inspirations, and meditations to support individual and organizational wellbeing.

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Metta Mandala

Metta (loving kindness) as traditionally practiced can be problematic for many folks in the West. Classically it begins with offering oneself care and consideration. For a lot of us that can feel inauthentic. We may not be accustomed to directing generosity…

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Metta (Loving Kindness) Resources

Metta, also known as Loving Kindness, helps grow our capacity to offer tenderness and friendliness towards ourselves and others. Below are a handful of resources to learn more. Loving Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness - written by Sharon Salzberg, this book is…

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Take It Easy

“Life is not a problem to be resolved but a reality to be experienced.” – Soren Kierkegaard Sometimes we get so used to putting forth effort that we miss opportunities to take it easy. We can also forget how good…

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Show Up, Show Up

There are many different reasons folks seek out a business or leadership coach. I've come to appreciate over the years a common thread underlying these reasons relates to how folks want to show up. People don’t simply want to show…

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All Ears

Want to listen to something inspiring and thought provoking during your daily commute? In search of an alternative to screen time? Check these out. On Being – Former diplomat Krista Tippett interviews thought leaders, artists and change makers in an…

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The Upside of Suffering

“Unlike self-criticism, which asks if you’re good enough, self-compassion asks what’s good for you?” – Kristin Neff As unpleasant as it is, there can be an upside to suffering – compassion. Compassion is when we extend kindness to others in…

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Self-Compassion Resources

Self-compassion is when we offer kindness to ourselves in the midst of suffering or difficulty. It involves being motivated to both recognize and tend to the hurts within us. It also asks us to feel into our shared humanity –…

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Mindfulness as a Way to Remember

“It is Spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” – Rainer Maria Rilke The term mindfulness is a somewhat awkward translation of the Pali word sati. While scholars debate its full and intended meaning, sati…

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Five Reasons to Practice Mindfulness

One of the places I teach is Unfold Portland, a place with an unwavering commitment to welcoming people just as they are. Check out this brief article I wrote for them, Five Reasons to Practice Mindfulness highlighting some of my…

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