Pooja Sathyanarayanan (Poo-jah Sath-yah-nah-rah-yah-nun) holds a Master’s in Positive Developmental Psychology from Claremont Graduate University and a Master’s in Applied Psychology, Clinical Specialisation from Pondicherry University, India. She has worked and volunteered in non-profit, behavioral science research and tech start-up settings. As a participant of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction 4-week course and the Mindful Self-Compassion 5-day intensive, she has learned to tend to the stresses and anxieties in her life from a space of self-compassion and by turning toward rather than resisting unpleasant emotions and feelings. She is constantly seeking opportunities to understand and create content related to the human capacity to flourish and thrive. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, hiking and window shopping at gift stores.