Who Are You Overlooking?

Who Are You Overlooking?

Here’s the person you’re forgetting… You have someone in your office today that is at risk for adverse health outcomes.They are not your patient but they play an important role in your patient’s outcomes. Over 41 million people care for a family member and that number...
The Next Wisest Thing

The Next Wisest Thing

When we’re at the edge, in danger of falling over the precipice into suffering, compassion is the most powerful means I know for keeping our feet firmly planted on the earth and our hearts wide open. —Roshi Joan Halifax    For those of us who want to be of...
Kind Teachers and Best Friends

Kind Teachers and Best Friends

“Although it is embarrassing and painful, it is very healing to stop hiding from yourself.”  -Pema Chodron  Kind Teachers and Best Friends  If you have ever witnessed a skillful teacher or helper in a room full of kindergartners, you’ll have seen that there is a...
Seeking Relief

Seeking Relief

Karen Laing creates innovative programs to bring mindful caregiving to family members and health professionals, is a Certified MBSR instructor, and is the Founder of Birthways and WisdomWay™ Institute. ​ In our upcoming 28-day course, “Loving...
Turning Toward the Difficult: Mindful Caregiving

Turning Toward the Difficult: Mindful Caregiving

Karen Laing creates innovative programs to bring mindful caregiving to family members and health professionals, is a Certified MBSR instructor, and is the Founder of Birthways and WisdomWay™ Institute. ​ Compassion: noun- sympathetic awareness of one’s own or...