There is a common perception that compassion is, if not actually an impediment, at least irrelevant to professional life. Personally, I would argue that not only is it relevant, but that when compassion is lacking, our activities are in danger of becoming destructive. This is because when we ignore the question of the impact our actions have on others’ well-being, inevitably we end up hurting them. Words of wisdom from the master, HH Dalai Lama.
When the sun is shining we are happy. When it is cloudy we are sad. Practicing more compassion towards our self and others gradually regardless of the sun shining or not we feel happy. A […]
Sometimes when we practice compassion, others may take advantage of us. They may even bully or abuse us. In general, compassion means helping others reduce and eliminate their suffering. Practically, if we allow the bully […]
How do we practice compassion? The six perfections (Sanskrit paramitas) are instructions for practicing compassion. Generosity has various methods, like giving money, shelter and food, giving time, giving kindness, listening non-judgmentally, giving love, and giving […]