It Takes Guts to Date with a Brain Injury

It Takes Guts to Date with a Brain Injury

I wrote these words a while ago. I hope they may help you meet the challenges of dating with a brain injury with some mindful self-compassion.  Nearly three years after my ex ended our long marriage, I began online dating. If the connection progresses, there’s the...
Sweet Forgiveness

Sweet Forgiveness

Photo of a heart-shaped leaf for you as St. Valentine’s approaches…. In just a few days it will be my birthday. It’s always a time for reflection, isn’t it? Here is a poem I wrote on my birthday in 2016. This was a time when I was feeling the pain of...

Cultivate Mindful Self-compassion (it’s the Secret Sauce that supports us)  *Photo: Spirit Island in Jasper National Park  I had a rocky introduction to the concept of self-compassion. I first learned of it through metta (loving kindness) practice. Often on retreat...