“You are brilliant and perfect just as you are – whole and complete. No one has to be fixed, no one has to change. We just need to understand.” – Sylvia Boorstein

Do you ever find yourself stuck in cycles of stress, overwhelm, or dissatisfaction? We live in a fast-paced world, but it is genuinely possible to find peace in the middle of it all. Learn mindfulness and other tools to untangle yourself from stress and discover how to live your life with more peace, wisdom and true purpose.

Upcoming Public Classes

Making Friends With Yourself: Stress Management & Emotional Resilience Skills

For high-school age youth of all gender identities.

Mondays April 15 – June 10, 2019 (no class Memorial Day)
2:00-4:30pm  Chimacum Grange, 9572 Rhody Drive
6:30-8:30pm  Port Townsend YMCA, lower level classroom, 1925 Blaine Street, Mountain View Commons

Details and Register » This program is offered in partnership with Jefferson County YMCA. Please register by April 8.

Mindful Self-Compassion

8 week course, Thursday afternoons @ UW

April 18 – June 6, 2019 from 12:00-2:30pm
Retreat: May 19, 2019 1:00-5:00pm
@ UW Center for Child & Family Well-Being, 3903 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle
Details and Register »

Mindful Self-Compassion

8 week course, Thursday evenings @ UW

April 18 – June 6, 2019 from 6:00-8:30pm
Retreat:  May 19, 2019 1:00-5:00pm
@ UW Center for Child & Family Well-Being, 3903 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle
Details and Register »

If you’d like to experience Blair’s work in person, contact us to schedule a private class for yourself, your group or organization.

Types of Classes

lotuses and lily pads on blue water in seattle are mindfulness tools that reduce stress and help you overcome life challengesBlair teaches public and private classes to groups, organizations, institutions, individuals and businesses on the topics of:

  • Mindfulness
  • Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)
  • Making Friends With Yourself: Teen & Young Adult MSC
  • Shame Resilience
  • Meditation 101 – customized for total newbies
  • Meditation 201

Learn more about these Class Descriptions »

Class duration may be 2 hours, 1 day, 2 days, or customized as a workshop or retreat to suit the needs of your group. Individual one on one training is also available. Contact us to schedule a class for yourself or your group.

Private Classes 

Private classes are offered for individuals, groups, organizations, institutions, and businesses on a variety of topics. Read Class descriptions or Contact us to schedule a private class for yourself or your group.

Speaking Events 

Blair speaks to women’s groups, teens and organizations on the topics of:

  • Mindfulness
  • Mindful Self-Compassion
  • Happiness
  • Living with a Vow (Intention)

Contact us to inquire about hiring Blair to speak to your group or organization.

Recovery Coaching

stone steps across the water in seattle are an example of mindfulness tools to help you better navigate the stress of life challengesPrivate coaching for adults and teens can facilitate the process of recovery in a supportive, caring and confidential environment. 

Recovery Coaching is one-on-one personalized work for individuals overcoming:

  • addiction – to drugs, alcohol, food, sex, phone or internet, etc.
  • homelessness
  • divorce
  • abuse

Recovery coaching is not therapy or counseling. Blair does not diagnose conditions or prescribe medication. If you have mental health issues you’d like to address, please seek the help of a licensed medical professional.

Blair Carleton is a Recovery Coach trained through the State of Washington and the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery.

Learn more about private coaching with Blair, what it includes and if it’s a good fit for your life circumstances.