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Thrive: Developing Mindful Self-Compassion

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Mindful self-compassion combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our emotional well-being. While mindfulness increases our awareness of the present, self-compassion encourages greater kindness and understanding of periods of suffering. Individuals who are more self-compassionate tend to have greater happiness, life satisfaction and motivation, and overall better physical and mental health. Join Marisha Dixon, Wellness Leader and TFA alum, as she talks through how to become more self-compassionate, use self-compassion practices, and harness empathy for growth and impact.

About the Speaker

Marisha Dixon

Ms. Marisha Dixon studied at the University of California at Davis and holds a Masters in Educational Leadership. She was a Teach For America Corps Member in Atlanta. In addition to being an author and her entrepreneurial endeavors as the ZENtertainer™ returning humanity back home to harmony, Marisha is a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University where she teaches Stress Management to undergraduates. Marisha lives and meditates in downtown Phoenix.