Barbara Reid

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Barbara is a facilitator and retreat leader specialising in professional and personal formation. She is a facilitator for the Center for Courage & Renewal in the U.S., leading retreats based on the work of educationalist Parker J. Palmer.  She is also a teacher and trainer of Mindfulness Based Approaches and has taught part-time at the Centre for Mindfulness Research & Practice at Bangor University and with the Mindfulness Association.

With a long-standing commitment to reflective practice, Barbara works cross-professionally with people involved in change and transformation in organisations and communities.  Her background is in university teaching and research, and she previously led vocational degree programmes in the social and urban policy fields and managed social action research projects for a wide range of public services and third sector organisations. She is committed to collaborative, contemplative and reflective practice, and passionate about creating open and trustworthy spaces that support dialogue, learning, and community building.

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The Buddhist principle is to be everybody's friend, not to have any enemy.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Meditation means simple acceptance.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Only the impossible is worth doing.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Whenever we see something which could be done to bring benefit to others, no matter how small, we should do it.
Chamgon Khentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Freedom is not something you look for outside of yourself. Freedom is within you.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Hasten slowly, you will soon arrive.
Jetsun Milarepa
It doesn’t matter whatever comes, stop judging and it won’t bother you.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Whatever obstacles arise, if you deal with them through kindness without trying to escape then you have real freedom.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
To tame ourselves is the only way we can change and improve the world.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Strive always to be as kind, gentle and caring as possible towards all forms of sentient life.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Every sentient being is equal to the Buddha.
Chamgon Kentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Wherever and whenever we can, we should develop compassion at once.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Reminding ourselves of how others suffer and mentally putting ourselves in their place, will help awaken our compassion.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche