May we relinquish the belief in our separation and find the courage to connect with a compassionate heart.

Welcome to Growing Our Voice! This site, created by Wendy Heckert (Ed.D.), aims to share quality and accessible resources with those interested in learning about mindfulness and compassion meditation practices. Therefore, deepening our common humanity so that we choose to actively engage in creating an inclusive and just world.

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This handout introduces the basics of these transformational practices. Mindfulness gives rise to compassion and compassion strengthens the inner resource of mindfulness. Meditation is the gym for the mind and heart.

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