The Foundation-Coffee with CA

Oct. 25, 2019 by

One of the reasons I decided to work with Compassionate Atlanta is that, after having been a friend to the organization for a couple of years, I noticed they did things very differently than I was used to.

Grateful for Community

Oct. 21, 2019 by

Home. It was more than just our annual fundraiser. Last Sunday afternoon, the Frazer Center doors opened to the most beautiful audience.

Think about it…Why?

Think about it…Why?

Sep. 19, 2019 by

Sometimes I am a person who feels that she walks in the dark a lot because I do not always feel that I fit into my social context.

What is Your Life Theme?

Sep. 16, 2019 by

We are all inundated with requests for money. It is election season and every other email is a request for money. My inbox is filled with people peddling new programs that will cost me money.

Storytelling and Resiliency

Sep. 5, 2019 by

In our recent work focusing on welcoming community conversations, centered around inclusion for all, we found ourselves in Clarkston, Georgia engaging with the refugee community.

Iyabo Onipede

New Team Member

Jun. 2, 2019 by

Compassionate Atlanta, Jambo! Yeah, that is Swahili for “Hello.” Just wanted to add some African flavor to our newsletter. I can’t help it. It is in my blood.

Let’s Talk About It

May. 4, 2019 by

You are not alone. This past week I saw the play, Dear Evan Hansen. It was a wonderful show with an important message. You are not alone. The play sheds light into the teenage days of loneliness, despair, and hope.

Simple and Impactful

Feb. 24, 2019 by

Are you one of those person who likes grocery shopping? I’m not. It’s a chore that needs to be done, but not one of my favorites. Except recently, I found a way to enjoy grocery shopping. Here’s how everything changed…

It’s all about perspectives

Feb. 12, 2019 by

I was listening to NPR the other day and at the end of the show the broadcaster reminded everyone about their “Best thing that happened to me this week” segment.

Be The Hero Of Your Story

Jan. 27, 2019 by

For the first time in 25 years I had no idea where I was going. I’d given 2 months notice at my job and I wasn’t sure what I was going to do next.

New Possibilities

Jan. 15, 2019 by

Happy 2019! A whole new year full of new possibilities. There’s so much to think about and I am so grateful for each and every one of you who have helped Compassionate Atlanta get to this amazing place.

Attitude and Gratitude

Dec. 29, 2018 by

Have you ever messed up and gone to a meeting on the wrong day? Well, I’m going to admit that it has happened to me more than once 🙂 In fact, it happened today. An important meeting at a fancy restaurant.

Questions to Help you Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

Nov. 30, 2018 by

25-ish Questions to Help you Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude by Chelsea Dinsmore

We Are In This Together

Nov. 3, 2018 by

This week has been very full. Full of emotions. Full of sadness. Full of friendship. Full of mourning. Full of love. Last Saturday was another tragic and senseless shooting – at a Pittsburgh Synagogue. This was just days after 2

A Common Language of Compassion

Sep. 21, 2018 by

Hi. I’ve missed you the last several weeks. I hope this new schedule is suiting you well. I recently went on a trip to San Antonio with Life University’s Compassion Integrity Training. It was an intense three days of learning,

Sorry & The Compassion of Enough

Aug. 24, 2018 by

I am sorry. Undoubtably three of the most powerful  words in our vocabulary. The only more power filled triad is “I love you.” Why is it so difficult to utter those word without attaching conditions to the apology?

Haiku Cultivates Compassion

Aug. 18, 2018 by

Aretha Franklin R-E-S-P-E-C-T R.I.P., Soul Queen -David Ferm So few words, with such profound meaning.

“It feels better when we heal together…”

Aug. 11, 2018 by

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my nephew showing me that shared joy is double joy.

Cultural Immersion: A College Student’s Perspective

Aug. 3, 2018 by

Italian Pizza vs American Pizza: Who wins? Many cultures are centered around food. Meals with family and friends are valued to high standards in both American and Italian households.