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 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