A 10-week program that will enable you to align your strengths with your values, encounter your shadow with compassion, and invite transformative mindful rituals into your everyday life. Mindful movement and nourishing recipes are included to strengthen your immune system and address adrenal fatigue. In this Winter course we focus on restoring ourselves and embracing the Power of the Pause.

How the Course Works

The course is designed to offer you both support and flexibility, so that you can work at your own pace and glean the most out of the materials. 

You may sign up for all 10 weeks or do 5 weeks at a time, at your leisure. 

Course includes weekly:

  • Video and Written Guidance
  • Soul Dialogue and Self-awareness practices
  • Mindful Movement (yoga and qigong)
  • Mindful Meditation to develop focus and attention
  • Nourishing plant-based recipe
  • Tracking logs to make sense of your patterns and process
  • 1:1 Personal Coaching opportunities

Weeks 1-5

  • Designing Daily Rituals 
  • The Mind-body Connection
  • Preparing for the Journey
  • Setting your Compass
  • Understanding your Strengths and your Shadow                                         

Weeks 6-10

  • Mindfulness and Self-Regulation
  • Attention, Flow and the Brain
  • Emotional Agility
  • Deep Listening 
  • Caring Communication


Course Curriculum

  One: Welcome to Compassionate Wisdom
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  Two: Preparing for the Journey
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  Three. Setting your Compass
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  Four. Compassion and Self-care
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  Five. Our Shadow Selves
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  Six. The Mind-Body Connection
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  Seven. Roots of Resilience: Mindfulness
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  Eight. Trunk of Identity: Emotions and Triggers
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  Nine. Branches of Connection. Awareness of Self and Other
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  Ten. Sustaining the Practice
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  Additional Resources
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Deepest Shanti.


I’m Deirdre, Wellbeing Anthropologist, Leadership Coach, Certified Yoga and Meditation teacher, Mama to Ella and Rosie and Advisor on The Wellbeing Project, a catalyst organization that promotes the inner development of social change makers around the world. May this program bring you strong medicine and deep nourishment in these challenging times.

Sign up for 5 or 10 weeks of the Course


$400

Full 10-week Course

$200

Part One: Weeks 1-5

a course for inner development and nourishment in these challenging times

Designing your own Daily Rituals 

The Mind-body Connection 

Preparing for the Journey (What are your Values?) 

Setting your Compass 

Understanding your Strengths and your Shadow

$200

Part Two: Weeks 6-10

a course for inner development and nourishment in these challenging times

Mindfulness and Self-Regulation, Attention, Flow and the Brain, Emotional Agility Deep Listening and Caring Communication.