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Vanessa Hurst

Vanessa F. Hurst is a compassion consultant, mindful coach, author, and professional speaker. She develops and facilitates results-driven resources for identifying compassion competencies, stakeholder/community building, and organizational culture strengthening. As a mindful coach, she offers Neural Synchrony™ sessions that bridge her intuition and her client’s. She is the author of Engaging Compassion Through Intent and Action (Wildefyr Press, 2014) and A Constellation of Connections: Contemplative Relationships (Wildefyr Press, 2016). Vanessa nationally presents programs featuring compassion, mindfulness, contemplative living, and intuitive awareness. She is the innovator-facilitator of both the Compassion Conversation© and Compassion’s Circle©.

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About this course

Over the course of five weeks, 

  • Live a new, daring paradigm of compassion by strengthening your bridge from intent to action 
  • Increase compassionate responses through the practice of mindful awareness
  • Lessen the impact of your unaware actions by integrating three foundational awarenesses: cause no harm, alleviate suffering, and take life as it is, into your lived experience
  • Recognize the triggers that cause reactions and lessen the hurt that results from reactions
  • Become more mindfully aware through a routine of formal, informal, and spontaneous contemplative practice 
  • Increase your compassionate action by being present, understanding yourself, living with curious daring, taking an intentional look at your life
  • Increase your lived experience of compassion by creating and maintaining a life bridge through the alignment of your intent and action
  • Share your daring paradigm shift with others

Pre-requisite: the desire to live with curious daring and courage as you become fully awake and fully compassionate. 

Recommended: Engaging Compassion Through Intent and Action by Vanessa F. Hurst.