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"