Entries tagged with “Empathy”
Is a yawn simply a silent scream for coffee or is it something more? Understand why yawning is a spiritual practice, and how you can include more of it in your daily routine.
“Empathy will not heal the hurt world overnight, but can at least make life more interesting. Try these strategies.”
How loving-kindness meditation taps the roots of empathy
Empathy and compassion, for ourselves and others.
Cellphones may cause a lack of empathy.
There's a crucial difference between a positive outlook and toxic positivity: "It’s very easy to become so focused on staying positive that you end up denying any and all negative experiences."
7 Neuroscience-Based Keys for Transforming the Way We Live, Love, Work, and Connect Across Differences
Empathy and non-judgment lie at the heart of the therapeutic experience. “Strength and brokenness are not opposites. Compassionate awareness of our brokenness can make us into people capable of standing with others in difficult situations with empathy and non-judgment.”
An excerpt from Empathy: Why it Matters and How to Get It
Abraham Lincoln said that the most effective way of destroying enemies was to make them friends. Sounds so wonderful and wise, doesn’t it? But what about in actual practice? Honest…
This week in Restorative Empathy: How can a former atheist tell his conservative Catholic family he's Protestant? Dear Angela, After years of obstinate atheism and combative agno…
Therapists Seana McGee and Maurice Taylor explain the dark side of compassion.
Most deeply spiritual people, regardless of their ancestral religion or their chosen path, esteem human beings who exhibit certain qualities, such as empathy, compassion, lovingkin…
At a family holiday dinner last week, it finally dawned on me that certain people I consider smart and beautiful consider themselves stupid and hideous.Granted, I spent most of my …
Here are eight ways to shift your thoughts to develop deeper empathy and help raise the vibration of our world.
Help for the overstimulated
Excerpted from Ordinary Goodness
If you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed, don’t cut yourself off from other people, says Kelly McGonigal. Instead, double down on your capacity for connection.
The Evolution of Empathy, Altruism, and Even the Soul
An audio meditation to open our understanding of our different voices.
Like most great scientific breakthroughs, the discovery of the human mirror neuron system (MNS) was a complete accident. What may end up being the most important neuroscientific di…
How Loving God Helps Us Become Better People
New studies find that getting lost in a good novel actually makes us more empathetic in real life.
"In Buddhism, we often talk about enlightenment or awakening, but words like that feel far away to me. I speak about intimacy."
(We're reposting our interview with Frank Ostaseski from 2017 after we received news that he's recovering from a stroke. Our thoughts are with him and his loved ones.)
3 steps to get you healthy, grounded, and empowered to create a compassion revolution and save the world.
Everett Worthington taught others how to forgive. One night, he had to become his own best pupil.
A political candidate's character matters just as much, if not more than their policy proposals and political philosophies.
An excerpt from How the Art of Medicine Makes the Science More Effective: Becoming the Medicine We Practice
This key tool is employed, often unwittingly, by exceptional teachers, health care practitioners, clergy, and devoted guardians or parents.
Sometimes, the nicest thing we can do for someone is to make them feel bad.