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Self-Compassion and The Art of Success

By Noelle Nelson April 02, 2021

Self-compassion. An odd term, perhaps, but a necessary one. We are too often willing to show compassion for others, but reluctant to express the same compassion for ourselves. We readily confuse self-compassion with a “woe is me” attitude, license to indulge…

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5 Ways to Raise More Compassionate Grandchildren

By Diane Lansing October 24, 2019

We all hope to see our grandchildren grow up to be happy, healthy, productive and compassionate adults. The part about compassion becomes a huge challenge in today’s world where media frequently spews out negativity and prods us to criticise others. Read More

A Compassionate Christmas from One Generation to the Next

By Christine Field December 15, 2018

Do you want Christmas to be more than the dazzle of gifts and tinsel, either for yourself, or your child or grandchild? Read More

How to Develop the 3 Most Important Types of Compassion

By Becki Cohn-Vargas February 21, 2016

“The cultivation of compassion is no longer a luxury, but a necessity, if our species is to survive.” – The Dalai Lama

In the first part of this blog, I shared several research studies that point to a compassionate lifestyle as a path to health and happiness. In this blog, I will share what I am learning at the Compassion in Education Working Group about cultivating and practicing the compassionate lifestyle. Read More

The Good, Bad, and Ugly Truths of Aging

By Darlene Corbett June 27, 2022

Are you 60? How about 70? Maybe you have crossed 80? What about 90? If you’re past 60, there are certain truths that you have definitely encountered…

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Why Your Resting Heart Rate Should Be Your Best Friend

By Verla Fortier June 22, 2022

There is so much your resting heart rate can tell you – it can predict illness, help you manage your stress, and even save your life. Our bodies are complex systems. It is impossible to know what is going on below the surface, below our level of awareness…

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Love at First Touch – Massaging Pain Away with the Hendrickson Method

By Marlene Anne Bumgarner June 22, 2022

I never expected a simple trip to buy vegetables to change my life, but it did. I met Maria at the Santa Cruz Farmer’s Market where she was offering five-minute massages. My body hurt that day, as it always did. Figuring I had nothing to lose…

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Tough Career Ending? Bounce Back and Get Ready for Retirement!

By Becki Cohn-Vargas June 20, 2022

I am not the only person I know in my 60s who had a bad work experience at the end of their career. One friend was in his hospital bed after cancer surgery when his boss told him he was being forced to retire. Another friend worked…

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5 Things I Do to Change Negative Self-Chatter – You Can Try Them Too!

By Kathleen Sinclair June 18, 2022

Self-talk or chatter is a tricky thing. There are so many layers to what we think and say, how we treat people, and how we treat ourselves. Did you know that every single day, we speak 7,000 words out loud, on average? The real question is, how many…

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60 and Estranged? When Not to Reconcile

By Marie Morin June 16, 2022

Estrangement is widespread, complicated, and harms all involved. Perhaps you have chosen to cut off from a family member out of necessity. Your experience may include abuse, poor parenting, parental alienation, divorce, poor communication…

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