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Practicing Compassion and Resilience with Connie Carpenter Phinney

[The Parkinson's Podcast™]

Practicing Compassion and Resilience with Connie Carpenter Phinney



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Being “locked down” has caused many of the Parkinson’s care partners in our community to look at the life they’ve been living and assess whether it’s working or not. I say I want to live well, but am I? Am I taking the actions I need to every day to feel energized, connected, and strong? Do I know how to give care to another AND also to myself?

Notes

In this *episode, Kelsey Phinney sits down with her mom, Connie Carpenter Phinney, to talk about…

  • The difference between compassion, empathy, and sympathy and why it’s important to know the difference
  • How to manage your care partner duties
  • How to speak about caregiving to others
  • How to stay resilient as a care partner
  • How to reset
  • The most important vitamin you should take every day
  • How to find the gifts and lessons during this global health crisis

Further Reading

Upaya Zen Center
G.R.A.C.E.: Training in Cultivating Compassion-based Interactions
Compassion at the Edge by Roshi Joan Halifax
Emotional Empathy by Roshi Joan Halifax
Infusing Compassion and Empathy Into Pain Care with Roshi Joan Halifax

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*The Second Season of the Parkinson’s Podcast is made possible through generous support in honor of Dr. Margaret Hilgartner.

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