Jon Kabat-Zinn has always said that the most interesting and beneficial aspect of meditation is when we learn to incorporate it into our daily lives: the calm that returns to us, with one breath, while trapped in traffic or in the middle of a difficult client session. In order to achieve this inner calm, we need to develop a regular mindfulness practice. However, there are many stumbling blocks to meditation: not enough time, the “monkey mind” that jumps around and keeps us distracted or preoccupied…The Globe and Mail published an article on “micro-meditations” yesterday (which you can read by clicking here) and a “Tips for A Types who can’t meditate” click here to read. Read More
Hey Newfoundlanders! I will be offering the one day “Walking the Walk” compassion fatigue workshop in St John’s on May 7, 2012. Come and join us:
When: May 7, 2012 from 9am to 4pm
Where: Comfort Inn (Salons A&B), 106 Airport Road, St. John’s
Cost: $150, plus HST ($169.50), includes lunch
For more information or to register, call the Transition House Association of NL (THANL) at 739-6759 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is required as space is limited. Payment must be made prior to or on the day of training by cheque only, please. Special room rates are available at the Comfort Inn if you mention you are attending this event.
Please note that my book “the compassion fatigue workbook” will be available for purchase on the workshop day.
Here is the audio recording of the Virtual Book Launch held on April 16 2012 of The Compassion Fatigue Workbook.
Thank you to those who attended the live webcast! I was very touched by your emails and your feedback.
Please remember that the book draw, referred to in the audio file was only for the live event and is now closed. If you wish to purchase a copy of The Compassion Fatigue Workbook, you can go to our Store and follow the links.
Thanks! I hope to offer more webinars in the future.
Update: The winner of the book draw is Rhonda Leblanc from Nova Scotia. Thank you to everyone who participated.