The Compassion Salon presents Dr Lesley Morrison and Dr Fiona Philippi in conversation. Self-care and self-compassion are vital to staying healthy and fulfilled. But how do we make time for both at times of stress? For healthcare workers during the pandemic, finding the time for self-care can seem an impossible task. In this salon, Lesley … Continue reading "The Compassion Salon: A Wellbeing Toolkit for Doctors (and us all)"
Moments of Meaning: Jill Cox and Kate Diggory in conversation This salon will explore the importance of compassion when coming to terms with a relative or friend being diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. How do we find the right way to support our loved ones, and how do we make time to show compassion to … Continue reading "Moments of Meaning: Compassion at the End of Life"
Edinburgh’s Only Festival of Health, Fitness and Wellbeing is back! We are delighted to have been invited to host an event at Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival, which this year takes place the weekend of 7th and 8th of May at the Assembly Rooms on George Street. Our Founding Director, Dr Marti Balaam, will be in conversation with previous … Continue reading "The Compassion Salon at Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival"
Compassion in Education with Jaime Thurston and Robin Banerjee How do we create a culture of kindness in classrooms? How can we make room for compassion in the school curriculum? At a time of unprecedented demand for mental health support among under 18s as a result of the pandemic, these questions are more important than … Continue reading "Compassion in Education"
Free tickets here Anna Wilson grew up in a house that was loving, even if her mum was 'a little eccentric'. They knew to keep things clean, to stay quiet, and to look the other way when things started to get 'a bit much for your mum'. It's only when her mother reached her 70s, … Continue reading "A Place for Everything: Anna Wilson in conversation with Isabel Losada"
The Compassion Salon presents Dr Gavin Francis and Professor Liz Grant in conversation In this salon, Gavin Francis and Liz Grant discuss Gavin's recent book Recovery: The Lost Art of Convalescence, and explore the role that compassion plays in recovering from illness. We look forward to seeing you at this, our first full-length in-person salon … Continue reading "Recovery: Dr Gavin Francis in conversation with Professor Liz Grant"
Event link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-compassionate-response-to-eating-disorders-eva-musby-with-marti-balaam-tickets-446559831477 In this salon, Eva and Marti will discuss the life-changing and traumatic nature of caring for a loved one with an eating disorder. They will explore the vital importance of a compassionate approach for those struggling with, or caring for someone with, eating disorders. Due to the sensitive nature of the conversation, … Continue reading "A Compassionate Response to Eating Disorders: Eva Musby with Marti Balaam"