Laurie Cousins

Laurie is a secular mindfulness teacher, trauma-informed nonviolent parent educator, and somatic resilience practitioner. She is highly trained and certified through the mindful centers of UCLA & USCD which inclu...
Deepening the compassion you have for yourself and others allows you to cultivate a space of internal acceptance, happiness, and peace. Self-compassion practice retrains the harsh inner critic into a compassionate inner ally. It is the antidote to despair and unworthiness. Research shows that self-compassion builds resiliency, motivation, contentment and helps us avoid destructive patterns of negativity, isolation, and fear.
Learn how to respond to difficulty with kind awareness that helps soothe restlessness, feeling hurt, and restores a sense of wellbeing and empowerment.