Allyson Pimentel

Allyson Pimentel

Allyson Pimentel, EdD, is a psychologist and long-time practitioner of Insight Meditation. She teaches at InsightLA and is the associate director of Mindful USC.

Recent Articles

Hands of Compassion

It can hurt so much to see people in pain that we want to turn away. Allyson Pimentel on how to face—and alleviate—the suffering in this world.

Six Buddhist Sutras You Should Know

Sutras are ancient texts that are still deeply meaningful today. Six dharma teachers each unpack a beloved sutra.

Saborear la alegría

Cuando eres padre, tu corazón siempre está expuesto, a veces roto, a veces lleno de alegría. Para ayudarte a superar las etapas difíciles, dice la psicóloga y maestra de Insight Allyson Pimentel, puedes aprender a saborear los buenos momentos en la crianza de los hijos y en la vida.

Savor the Joy

When you’re a parent your heart is always on the line, sometimes broken, sometimes full of joy. To help you get through the tough parts, says psychologist and Insight teacher Allyson Pimentel, you can learn to savor the good times in parenting—and in life.