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Dr. Elisabeth Paige

DrPH (Doctorate Public Health, UC Berkeley)



I have been practicing mindfulness on and off the cushion for about 15 years now.  I developed Petitations® (Pet-centered Meditations) about 8 years ago and wrote the book The Petitation Companion with my mother, Joanne Leslie.

Since then I have written five picture books on gratitude, mindfulness, compassion, finding your forever home and yoga featuring my Schipperke, Pippi.


I am working on a series of books for 7-9 year-olds about a fantasy world of insects and a book for -11 year-olds on anxiety, meditation and yoga. 


Mindfulness literally saved my life.  I do on and off the cushion mindfulness and guided mindfulness with Apps, the Internet, and Petitations® on a daily basis  I hope that I can help you you can establish your own practice and that it will be helpful for you.

Thank you                   for some thought-provoking images.
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This is Pago, my Schipperke, who "helped" my mother and me write our book. The grief Petitation® was especially helpful when Pago died.

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This is the book that my mother and I wrote in the voice of Pago. It's fun to read and is available on Amazon or on our website

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