Newsletters

Monthly e-newsletters offer Linda’s own distillation of the latest research and cutting edge thinking in three major paradigms of healing and awakening: relational psychology, contemplative Buddhist practice, and the modern neuroscience that validates tools and practices of both.  Click on the newsletter date below to view/download archived issues.  Click on the subscribe box to receive new, free newsletters e-mailed monthly.

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Newsletter July 2017
The Triangle of Victim, Rescuer, Persecutor – What It Is and How to Get Out.

Newsletter June 2017
Living Younger, Healthier, Longer

Newsletter May 2017
Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

Newsletter April 2017
Equanimity While Drinking from a Fire Hose

Newsletter March 2017
The Big Disconnect: Tech, Kids, and Families

Newsletter February 2017:
Our Practice Is Essential to Dealing Skillfully with Disappointments, Difficulties, even Disasters

Newsletter January 2017:
Sure-Fire Practices to Free Yourself from Your Inner Critic

Newsletter December 2016:
Weather Difficult Times: Be Kind, Compassionate and Tough!

Newsletter November 2016:
Mindfulness, Self-Compassion and Resilience

Newsletter October 2016:
Preventing, Reducing and Reversing Alzheimer’s Disease

Newsletter September 2016:
Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Newsletter August 2016:
Real Happiness: Proven Paths for Contentment, Peace and Well-Being

Newsletter July 2016:
A Four-Week Plan to Reset Your Child’s Brain by Reversing the Effects of Electronic Screen Time

Newsletter June 2016:
The Secret Life of Sleep

Newsletter May 2016:
Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life

Newsletter April 2016:
Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect

Newsletter March 2016:
Creating Racial Justice through Compassion and Self-Awareness

Newsletter February 2016:
Bouncing Back, Bouncing Forward, Bouncing Around

Newsletter January 2016:
Reclaiming Conversation

Newsletter December 2015:
Play: How It Shapes the Brain and Opens the Imagination

Newsletter November 2015:
Putting Real Muscle into Self-Compassion Practice

Newsletter October 2015:
Equanimity: The Invisible Fulcrum of Conscious, Compassionate Connection

Newsletter September 2015:
Bouncing Forward – Transforming Bad Breaks into Breakthroughs

Newsletter August 2015:
The Neurobiology of Feeling Unlovable

Newsletter July 2015:
Your Brain on Nature

Newsletter June 2015:
The Brain’s Way of Healing

Newsletter May 2015:
The New Science of Post-Traumatic Growth

Newsletter April 2015:
Strengthening Willpower – a Key Step in Strengthening Resilience

Newsletter March 2015:
Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory

Newsletter February 2015:
The Upside of Your Dark Side

Newsletter January 2015:
The Sweet Spot Expanded: More Tips on How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work

Newsletter December 2014:
Mindful Compassion – Powerful Practices of Healing and Awakening

Newsletter November 2014:
Synchronicities Give Shape – and Meaning – to Our Lives

Newsletter October 2014:
Understanding the Needs of the Dying

Newsletter September 2014:
Help Your Brain Work Better in Times of Overload

Newsletter August 2014:
Holistic Pain Relief

Newsletter July 2014:
The Deep Roots of Mindful Self-Compassion

Newsletter June 2014:
Uncommon Genius – Tracing the Creative Impulse

Newsletter May 2014:
Mindful Discipline – Conscious and Compassionate Parenting

Newsletter April 2014:
Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect

Newsletter March 2014:
Resilience Starts in the Brain: Why Understanding Brain Science Is So Important for “Bouncing Back”

Newsletter February 2014:
Malcolm Gladwell’s update of David and Goliath

Newsletter January 2014:
Daniel Goleman’s Focus

Newsletter December 2013:
On True Connection v. Connectivity

Newsletter November 2013:
Unfinished Conversation

Newsletter October 2013:
Hardwiring Happiness

Newsletter September 2013:
Scientific American Mind on Resilience

Newsletter August 2013:
Brene Brown on Shame and Resilience

Newsletter July 2013:
A Mindful Way to Loving Relationships

Newsletter June 2013:
The Real Power of Habit

Newsletter May 2013:
Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy

Newsletter April 2013:
Reflections on the Evolution of Bouncing Back

Newsletter March 2013:
From Retirement to Renaissance

Newsletter February 2013:
Reflections on True Refuge

Newsletter January 2013:
The Compassionate Mind

Newsletter December 2012:
Taking the Leap

Newsletter November 2012:
Compassionate Brain – Resonant Brain

Newsletter October 2012:
Surfing a Tsunami…and the Now Effect

Newsletter September 2012:
Self-Compassion More Powerful than Self-Esteem

Newsletter August 2012:
The How of Happiness

Newsletter July 2012:
Positive Emotions Build Resilience

Newsletter May 2012:
Imagine: How Creativity Works

Newsletter April 2012:
Compassionate Connection Deepens Resilience

Newsletter March 2012:
Shifting Perspectives Leads to Resilience

Newsletter February 2012:
Reflections on Laughter

Newsletter January 2012:
Do One Scary Thing a Day

Newsletter December 2011:
The Relevance of Resonance

Newsletter November 2011:
The Synergy of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy Part Two

Newsletter October 2011:
The Synergy of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy Part One

Newsletter September 2011:
Reflections on Crossing the Threshold

Newsletter August 2011:
Bouncing Back- A Preview of the Book

Newsletter July 2011:
Reflections on Life Balance

Newsletter June 2011:
Anger: A Prelude to Courage

Newsletter May 2011:
Touch

Newsletter April 2011:
Accomodating Zebras

Newsletter March 2011:
Presence

Newsletter February 2011:
Intention

Newsletter January 2011:
Living Deeply

Newsletter December 2010:
The Roots of Empathy

Newsletter November 2010:
Gratitude II: Even For the Hard Stuff

Newsletter October 2010:
The Art and Science of Gratitude

Newsletter September 2010:
Ripples Make Waves

Newsletter August 2010:
Aha! Moments Re-Wire the Brain

Newsletter July 2010:
The Benefits of Blowing Your Top

Newsletter June 2010:
Reflections on The Neuroscience of Resilience

Newsletter May 2010:
Forgiveness

Newsletter April 2010:
Oxytocin: the Neurochemical of Everything Good

Newsletter March 2010:
Applied Mindfulness

Newsletter February 2010:
Poetry as Transformation

Newsletter January 2010:
Be The Change You Seek

Newsletter December 2009:
Dormancy and Replenishment

Newsletter November 2009:
Touch

Newsletter October 2009:
Resonance – Separateness and Oneness

Newsletter September 2009:
Healthy Aging

Newsletter August 2009:
Reflections on Laughter

Newsletter July 2009:
Recovering Competencies that Went Missing or Never Were

Newsletter June 2009:
Wise Listening Leads to Conscious, Compassionate Connection

Newsletter May 2009:
Thinking Outside the Box

Newsletter April 2009:
Community Offers True Security

Newsletter March 2009:
Skillful Ways to Deal with Stress and Trauma

Newsletter February 2009:
The Neurobiology of Feeling Unlovable

Newsletter January 2009:
The Universality of Suffering

Newsletter December 2008:
Taking Stock

Newsletter November 2008:
Gratitude for Inter-Connectedness

Newsletter October 2008:
Mind-Body-Heart Connections

Newsletter September 2008:
Healing Heartache

Newsletter August 2008:
Consciousness and Compassionate Connection Lead to Self-Acceptance

Newsletter July 2008:
Flexibility and Stability of the Whole Self

Newsletter June 2008:
Wise Guides, Wise Understanding, Wise Self

Newsletter May 2008:
Equanimity: The Invisbile Fulcrum of Conscious, Compassionate Connection

Newsletter April 2008:
Compassionate Connection Deepens Resilience

Newsletter March 2008:
Shifting Perspectives Leads to Resilience

Newsletter February 2008:
Brain Research Illuminates Conscious, Compassionate Connection

Newsletter January 2008:
Mindfulness and Empathy Create Conscious, Compassionate Connection