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Brain Science

February 2008 Brain Science Illuminates Conscious, Compassionate Connection
September 2008 Healing Heartache
February 2009 The Neurobiology of Feeling Unlovable
March 2009 Stress and Trauma
March 2010 Applied Mindfulness
April 2010 Oxytocin: the Neurochemical of Everything Good
June 2010 Neuroscience of Resilience
July 2010 The Benefits of Blowing Your Top…Really?
August 2010 Aha! Moments Re-Wire Your Brain
March 2011 Presence—Simply Being and Being With—Heals Trauma
April 2011 Accommodating Zebras
August 2011 Bouncing Back: A Preview of the Book
September 2011 Crossing the Threshold
January 2012 Do One Scary Thing a Day
May 2012 Imagine: How Creativity Works
January 2013 The Compassionate Mind
March 2013 From Retirement to Renaissance
April 2013 Bouncing Back Continues to Evolve
September 2013 Scientific American Mind on Resilience
October 2013 Hardwiring Happiness
December 2013 On True Connection v. Connectivity
March 2014 Resilience Starts in the Brain
April 2014 Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
September 2014 Help Your Brain Work Better in Times of Overload
December 2014 Healing and Awakening into Aliveness and Wholeness Newsletter
February 2015: The Upside of Your Dark Side
March 2015: Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory
June 2015: The Brain’s Way of Healing
July 2015: Your Brain on Nature
August 2015: The Neurobiology of Feeling Unlovable
December 2015: Play: How It Shapes the Brain and Opens the Imagination

Community – Inter-connection – We

November 2008 Gratitude for Inter-connectedness
April 2009 Community Offers True Security
October 2009 Resonance, Separateness and Oneness
January 2010 Be the Change You Seek
September 2010 Ripples Make Waves
December 2011 The Relevance of Resonance
January 2011 Living Deeply
September 2012 Self-Compassion More Powerful than Self-Esteem
November 2012 Compassionate Brain—Resonant Brain
December 2013 On True Connection v. Connectivity
January 2014 Daniel Goleman’s Focus
July 2014 The Deep Roots of Mindful Self Compassion
October 2014 Understanding the Needs of the Dying
November 2014 Synchronicities Give Shape – and Meaning – to Our Lives
December 2014 Healing and Awakening into Aliveness and Wholeness Newsletter
January 2016 Reclaiming Conversation

Creativity and Play

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

Creating Change

March 2008 Shifting Perspectives Leads to Resilience
October 2008 Mind-Body-Heart Connection
May 2009 Thinking Outside the Box
January 2010 Be the Change You Seek
February 2010 Poetry as Transformation
September 2010 Ripples Make Waves
December 2010 Roots of Empathy
January 2011 Living Deeply
February 2011 Intention
April 2011 Accommodating Zebras
June 2011 Anger: A Prelude to Courage
July 2011 Life Balance
August 2011 Bouncing Back: A Preview of the Book
September 2011 Crossing the Threshold
January 2012 Do One Scary Thing a Day
April 2012 re-posting of Shifting Perspectives Leads to Resilience
July 2012 Positive Emotions Build Resilience
December 2012 Taking the Leap
June 2013 The Real Power of Habit
January 2014 Daniel Goleman’s Focus
February 2014 Malcolm Gladwell’s Update of David and Goliath
June 2014 Uncommon Genius: Tracing the Creative Impulse
August 2014 Holistic Pain Relief
November 2014 Synchronicities Give Shape – and Meaning – to Our Lives
January 2015 The Sweet Spot Expanded: More Tips on How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work
April 2015 Strengthening Willpower – A Key Step in Strengthening Resilience
September 2015: Bouncing Forward – Transforming Bad Breaks into Breakthroughs
November 2015: Putting Real Muscle into Self-Compassion Practice

Empathy and Conscious, Compassionate Connection

January 2008 Mindfulness and Empathy Create Conscious, Compassionate Connection
August 2008 Conscious, Compassionate Connection Leads to Self-Acceptance
September 2008 Healing Heartache
June 2009 Listening
October 2009 Resonance, Separateness and Oneness
December 2010 Roots of Empathy
August 2011 Bouncing Back: A Preview of the Book
December 2011 The Relevance of Resonance
September 2012 Self-Compassion More Powerful than Self-Esteem
November 2012 Compassionate Brain—Resonant Brain
January 2013 The Compassionate Mind
May 2013 Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy
July 2013 A Mindful Way to Loving Relationships
August 2013 Brene Brown on Shame and Resilience
January 2014 Daniel Goleman’s Focus
May 2014 Mindful Discipline: Conscious and Compassionate Parenting
October 2014 Understanding the Needs of the Dying
December 2014 Healing and Awakening into Aliveness and Wholeness Newsletter
August 2015: The Neurobiology of Feeling Unlovable
November 2015: Putting Real Muscle into Self-Compassion Practice
January 2016 Reclaiming Conversation

Life Balance

December 2008 Taking Stock
September 2009 Healthy Aging
December 2009 Dormancy and Replenishment
July 2011 Life Balance
March 2013 From Retirement to Renaissance
August 2014 Holistic Pain Relief
September 2014 Help Your Brain Work Better in Times of Overload
January 2015 The Sweet Spot Expanded: More Tips on How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work
October 2015: Equanimity: The Invisible Fulcrum of Conscious, Compassionate Connection

Mind-Body-Heart Connection

October 2008 Mind-Body-Heart Connection
October 2012 Surfing a Tsunami…and the Now Effect
August 2014 Holistic Pain Relief
December 2014 Healing and Awakening into Aliveness and Wholeness Newsletter

Mindfulness

January 2008 Mindfulness and Empathy Create Conscious, Compassionate Connection
March 2010 Applied Mindfulness
August 2011 Bouncing Back: A Preview of the Book
October 2011 The Synergy of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy Part One
November 2011 The Synergy of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy Part Two
September 2012 Self-Compassion More Powerful than Self-Esteem
October 2012 Surfing a Tsunami…and the Now Effect
February 2013 Reflections on True Refuge
May 2013 Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy
July 2013 A Mindful Way to Loving Relationships
January 2014 Daniel Goleman’s Focus
May 2014 Mindful Discipline: Conscious and Compassionate Parenting
July 2014 The Deep Roots of Mindful Self Compassion
December 2014 Healing and Awakening into Aliveness and Wholeness Newsletter
September 2015: Bouncing Forward – Transforming Bad Breaks into Breakthroughs
November 2015: Putting Real Muscle into Self-Compassion Practice

Practices to Open the Heart

May 2008 Equanimity
June 2008 Wise Guides, Wise Understanding, Wise Self
August 2008 Conscious, Compassionate Connection Leads to Self-Acceptance
November 2008 Gratitude for Inter-connectedness
June 2009 Listening
July 2009 Recovering Competencies
August 2009 Laughter
November 2009 Touch
January 2010 Be the Change You Seek
May 2010 Forgiveness
August 2010 Aha! Moments Re-Wire the Brain
October 2010 Gratitude
November 2010 Gratitude—Even for the Hard Stuff
January 2011 Living Deeply
February 2011 Intention
April 2011 Accommodating Zebras
May 2011 Touch II
June 2011 Anger: A Prelude to Courage
August 2011 Bouncing Back: A Preview of the Book
February 2012 Reflections on Laughter
August 2012 The How of Happiness
September 2012 Self-Compassion More Powerful than Self-Esteem
October 2012 Surfing a Tsunami…and the Now Effect
January 2013 The Compassionate Mind
February 2013 Reflections on True Refuge
May 2013 Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy
August 2013 Brene Brown on Shame and Resilience
October 2013 Hardwiring Happiness
November 2013 Unfinished Conversation
July 2014 The Deep Roots of Mindful Self Compassion
October 2014 Understanding the Needs of the Dying
December 2014 Healing and Awakening into Aliveness and Wholeness Newsletter
August 2015: The Neurobiology of Feeling Unlovable
October 2015: Equanimity: The Invisible Fulcrum of Conscious, Compassionate Connection

Presence – Simply Being

February 2010 Poetry as Transformation
March 2011 Presence—Simply Being and Being With—Heals Trauma
August 2011 Bouncing Back: A Preview of the Book
October 2012 Surfing a Tsunami…and the Now Effect
February 2013 Reflections on True Refuge
October 2014 Understanding the Needs of the Dying
December 2014 Healing and Awakening into Aliveness and Wholeness Newsletter

Relational Resonance

August 2008 Conscious, Compassionate Connection Leads to Self-Acceptance
April 2009 Community Offers True Security
October 2009 Resonance, Separateness and Oneness
November 2009 Touch
April 2010 Oxytocin: the Neurochemical of Everything Good
December 2010 Roots of Empathy
May 2011 Touch II
August 2011 Bouncing Back: A Preview of the Book
December 2011 The Relevance of Resonance
November 2012 Compassionate Brain—Resonant Brain
July 2013 A Mindful Way to Loving Relationships
August 2013 Brene Brown on Shame and Resilience
December 2013 On True Connection v. Connectivity
April 2014 Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
May 2014 Mindful Discipline: Conscious and Compassionate Parenting
November 2014 Synchronicities Give Shape – and Meaning – to Our Lives
August 2015: The Neurobiology of Feeling Unlovable
November 2015: Putting Real Muscle into Self-Compassion Practice
January 2016 Reclaiming Conversation

Response Flexibility – Resilience

March 2008 Shifting Perspectives Leads to Resilience
April 2008 Compassionate Connections Deepen Resilience
May 2009 Thinking Outside the Box
July 2009 Recovering Competencies
June 2010 Neuroscience of Resilience
April 2011 Accommodating Zebras
August 2011 Bouncing Back: A Preview of the Book
September 2011 Crossing the Threshold
January 2012 Do One Scary Thing a Day
April 2012 re-posting of Shifting Perspectives Leads to Resilience
April 2012 re-posting of Compassionate Connections Deepen Resilience
September 2012 Self-Compassion More Powerful than Self-Esteem
October 2012 Surfing a Tsunami…and the Now Effect
December 2012 Taking the Leap
March 2013 From Retirement to Renaissance
April 2013 Bouncing Back Continues to Evolve
June 2013 The Real Power of Habit
August 2013 Brene Brown on Shame and Resilience
September 2013 Scientific American Mind on Resilience
January 2014 Daniel Goleman’s Focus
February 2014 Malcolm Gladwell’s Update of David and Goliath
October 2014 Understanding the Needs of the Dying
November 2014 Synchronicities Give Shape – and Meaning – to Our Lives
December 2014 Healing and Awakening into Aliveness and Wholeness Newsletter
January 2015 The Sweet Spot Expanded: More Tips on How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work
April 2015 Strengthening Willpower – A Key Step in Strengthening Resilience
May 2015 The New Science of Post-Traumatic Growth
September 2015: Bouncing Forward – Transforming Bad Breaks into Breakthroughs
October 2015: Equanimity: The Invisible Fulcrum of Conscious, Compassionate Connection

Self – Wiser Self

June 2008 Wise Guides, Wise Understanding, Wise Self
July 2008 Flexibility and Stability of the Whole Self
January 2011 Living Deeply
May 2013 Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy

Stress and Trauma

April 2008 Compassionate Connections Deepen Resilience
May 2008 Equanimity: The Invisible Fulcrum of Conscious, Compassionate Connection
March 2009 Stress and Trauma
March 2010 Applied Mindfulness
April 2010 Oxytocin: The Neurochemical of Everything Good
July 2010 The Benefits of Blowing Your Top…Really?
March 2011 Presence – Simply Being and Being With – Heals Trauma
August 2011 Bouncing Back: A Preview of the Book
February 2014 Malcolm Gladwell’s Update of David and Goliath
September 2014 Help Your Brain Work Better in Times of Overload
October 2014 Understanding the Needs of the Dying
December 2014 Healing and Awakening into Aliveness and Wholeness Newsletter
February 2015: The Upside of Your Dark Side
May 2015 The New Science of Post-Traumatic Growth
June 2015: The Brain’s Way of Healing
September 2015: Bouncing Forward – Transforming Bad Breaks into Breakthroughs
October 2015: Equanimity: The Invisible Fulcrum of Conscious, Compassionate Connection

Suffering and Healing from Suffering

January 2009 Universality of Suffering
February 2009 The Neurobiology of Feeling Unlovable
March 2009 Stress and Trauma
November 2010 Gratitude—Even for the Hard Stuff
June 2011 Anger: A Prelude to Courage
August 2011 Bouncing Back: A Preview of the Book
July 2012 Positive Emotions Build Resilience
August 2012 The How of Happiness
September 2012 Self-Compassion More Powerful than Self-Esteem
October 2012 Surfing a Tsunami…and the Now Effect
January 2013 The Compassionate Mind
February 2013 Reflections on True Refuge
May 2013 Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy
August 2013 Brene Brown on Shame and Resilience
October 2013 Hardwiring Happiness
November 2013 Unfinished Conversation
January 2014 Daniel Goleman’s Focus
February 2014 Malcolm Gladwell’s Update of David and Goliath
August 2014 Holistic Pain Relief
October 2014 Understanding the Needs of the Dying
December 2014 Healing and Awakening into Aliveness and Wholeness Newsletter
February 2015: The Upside of Your Dark Side
March 2015: Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory
May 2015 The New Science of Post-Traumatic Growth
June 2015: The Brain’s Way of Healing
August 2015: The Neurobiology of Feeling Unlovable
September 2015: Bouncing Forward – Transforming Bad Breaks into Breakthroughs
October 2015: Equanimity: The Invisible Fulcrum of Conscious, Compassionate Connection
November 2015: Putting Real Muscle into Self-Compassion Practice