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One Day Workshop about Cultivating your Compassiate Mind

The Power of Compassion: How to Manage Stress by Cultivating your Compassionate Mind In 2 weeks time (June 19th), the University Centre for Rural Health North Coast is bringing Professor Paul Gilbert (UK)to Lismore run a one-day low-cost workshop for the general community, assisted by a friend of mine, James Benette-Levy. Its a rare opportunity [...]

Mindful Living

Mindfulness is a word we come across almost daily now and particularly in regards of mental health. Brain research has shown that we can change our brain with our mind and it is evident that living mindfully has a very positive impact on many areas of our lives. It isn’t something new as Buddhism and [...]

The Loving Brain – a free interview series by Dr. Rick Hanson

Dr. Rick Hanson is a neuropsychologist and is offering a free video interview series -  The Loving brain , he is offering through en*theos beginning July 15. He will talk with major experts on relationships, including (in order) Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen Hunt, Ph.D., Tara Brach, Ph.D., Paul Gilbert, Ph.D., Geneen Roth, Paul Zak, [...]

The difference between self-esteem and self-compassion

This is a beautiful presentation by Dr. Kristin Neff. During Kristin’s last year of graduate school in 1997 she became interested in Buddhism, and has been practicing meditation in the Insight Meditation tradition ever since. While doing her post-doctoral work she decided to conduct research on self-compassion – a central construct in Buddhist psychology and [...]

The compassionate brain a free 7 part video Series

Hello,For Sounds True, I’m hosting a free 7-part video series with extraordinary guests – The Compassionate Brain- that will give you effective ways to change your brain and heart and life. So far over 25,000 people have signed up for this free series, and I hope you will join us – and help spread the [...]

A Personal Shrine, a unique Gift for Christmas

Having a personal home shrine is a reminder and focus of what really matters in our life. A daily ritual to burn an insence or put a flower helps you to keep that focus alive and encourages self reflection and moments of just being with yourself. Treat yourself to a personal shrine or give unique [...]

A Healing Journey exploring Shrine Making

For more information on Shrine Making visit www.personalshrines.com

Brain Plasticity

Here an other youtube about the Mind and Brain and how lasting changes can happen through mindfulness by Dr. Rick Hanson. He is a presenter at the Buddhism and Psychotherpay conference held in Sydney on the 13th and 14th of August. You find information on http://www.buddhismandpsychotherapy.org/ You also find more information and resources on R.Hanson’s [...]

Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity

What exciting times we live in! Science is questioning the most fundamental believes surrounding materialism. To question the very structures we have built our life around, opens us to new choices not previously imagined. It seems like whatever we can imagine already creates new neural pathways in our brains. I am not an expert in [...]

Mindfulness and Somatic Experiencing

For most of us peace and happiness seem to be dependent on certain circumstances. It takes a lot of effort trying to change and manipulate situations and people around us. I would even say that most of us are busy all day doing just that, and when things don’t turn out the way we want [...]