A beautiful place for personal growth

Meditations | Retreats | Workshops

Resources and tools to help navigate through life's challenges and to better enjoy the journey of life.

What's Next

8-week teen mindfulness course

Help your teen disconnect from their phone and develop a richer life!

  • Teens will learn about stress management, self-compassion, cultivating happiness, dealing with difficult emotions, and more
  • April 15-June 3 Monday evenings 6:30-8pm PST
  • Group learning, breakout activities, & meditation
  • Simple exercises for daily life
Jodi Bean teaching a mindful self compassion class online

Online
Courses

Learning to Be compassionate with yourself can be a life changing source of strength.

Railroad Tracks

Retreats

 

Learning To Be mindful brings awareness to who you truly are and what you really need

Workshop

Workshops

 

Learning to Be workshops offer an intensive and in-person version of our online courses.

 

 

About the Instructors

The purpose and passion in our business come from our own experiences and the desire to help others access more joy.

Jodi Bean

Jodi Bean

Jodi's art career began as a college student when she received her BA in art history and has taken her around the world! She is a professional artist producing works of kintsugi, watercolor and encaustic. Jodi's expression now includes the artistry of self-compassion.

Erika Demeeter

Erica DeMeester

Recreational Therapist and Wilderness First Responder, Erica DeMeester's professional experience provides the foundation to compassion and leadership as a Mindful Self Compassion guide. She believes in the gift of transformation and growth.

Why Am I Here? Instant Access Meditation

This guided meditation will take you on a journey to uncover what you are truly seeking in your life. What has brought you to this place of discovery? How can you find the shift you are looking for? When we take time to ponder these questions, we often discover what we started out to resolve isn’t what we truly needed after all. Mindful self-compassion can help us sort through these complex thoughts and emotions. Let us help you find what you truly need.

Get Instant Access to A FREE Meditation

Learn a new way of being with suffering.
Find more courage and joy.

Jodi and Erica are excellent co-instructors of mindful compassion.  Even after several years of seeking out my own meditative practice, I learned so much from this course that I will always cherish as a gift to serve me well throughout the ups and downs in life.  

- Anonymous

I looked forward to the MSC course each week.  I learned so many wonderful skills and practices.  When we were done I was left wanting more.  I couldn't have asked for better teachers than Jodi and Erica.  They are so knowledgeable about self compassion and the practices.  I think everyone needs to take a course like this on self compassion.

It is well worth your time!

-Marianne H.

The concepts I learned from the Mindful Self Compassion course have changed and will continue to change my life. I think I’m only beginning to see it’s impact. 

Jodi and Erica are wonderful instructors. They are both so kind, compassionate, honest, open, gentle, and accepting. Throughout the course they responded to everyone’s input with respect and gratitude. Jodi and Erica are perfect women to help you learn to love yourself and your life more fully.

-Anonymous

The techniques and mindset I learned has helped me greatly, especially understanding how I treat myself and understanding how I want to be treated. 

An unexpected and valuable experience that will help me for a long time! 

-John O.

Middle aged woman breathing fresh air in a forest

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21201 Northeast 50th St.
Redmond, WA 98053

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