Mindfulness and Compassion Webinar Resource Page

Can Mindfulness Help Stop Health Worker Burnout? – highlights the benefits and limitations of formal mindfulness training for health care professional stress.

Getting Started with Mindfulness – a popular and accessible magazine, Mindful, is full of tips and tools for getting started with a mindfulness practice.

Self-Compassionwebsite with free guided self-compassion practices.

Best Meditations Apps of 2018 – articles review the best meditation/happiness apps.

Meditation Studio – Whether you want to reduce stress, ease anxiety, improve sleep or boost confidence, get access to exclusive, original guided meditations, inspiring courses and leading teachers.

The Blue Zones Solution » Dan Buettner reveals how to transform your health using smart eating and lifestyle habits gleaned from latest research

Action for Happiness » Excellent website filled with actions we can all take to feel better everyday.

  I love this Happiness Action Pack too! A great worksheet to get us moving toward incorporating more happiness in our daily lives.

Mindfulness and Compassion in the Diabetes Encounter – A Special Webinar for Diabetes Educators

Guest speaker: Heather Nielsen, MA, LPC, CHWC

Being a diabetes educator can be challenging. This one-hour presentation by Heather Nielsen, MA, LPC, CHWC will provide diabetes educators with helpful hands-on strategies to incorporate mindfulness and self-compassion into our daily lives and professional practice.  As a counselor and a certified wellness coach, Heather has an abundance of wellness wisdom to share with educators who provide lifesaving diabetes education and support to people living with diabetes.


  • Understand why mindfulness and compassion skills can positively affect both our personal and professional lives-and participant outcomes.
  • Experience several types of mindfulness and compassion practices.
  • Discuss and plan how you can take these tools into your work and personal lives.
  • Gain new resources to use following the workshop