Debbie has explored various aspects of mindfulness and meditation since the early 1980’s. In 2014 she began attending Napa Valley Insight Meditation sangha, became an active member on the NVIM board in 2017 and facilitates the NVIM Thursday morning silent meditation. In 2021 she graduated from the 2-year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program developed and offered by Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach. Debbie. She believes that the heart practices of lovingkindness, compassion, joy and equanimity play a significant role in balancing, healing and navigating a complex world.