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The Gift of Self-Compassion This Holiday Season (webinar)

In the holiday season we talk a lot about kindness to others, to strangers, to our families. But it is important to remember kindness and compassion to ourselves, especially as caregivers and especially during holidays when things can feel even more pressured. In this interactive session we will share practical ways to build compassion towards ourselves, and those around us, including using mindfulness as a useful technique for deepening compassion.

Presented by Roy Remer, Zen Caregiving Project Executive Director. Roy has been an end-of-life caregiver and educator since 1997. He trained with Zen Hospice Project (ZHP) to become a volunteer and served at the bedside for six years at the Guest House facility before serving for seven years on San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital’s Palliative Care Ward.

A dedicated practitioner in the Soto Zen tradition, Roy is a student at the San Francisco Zen Center. Roy is certified by the Stanford University School of Medicine, Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), and the Compassion Institute as a Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT©) instructor.