Love and compassion start at home. If we are too hard on ourselves we will likely be too hard on others. If we are gentle and loving towards ourselves we will likely be the same to others. If we have too high expectations for ourselves we will likely have too high expectations for others. Give yourself a break – you deserve it.
Healthy self-confidence is essential for compassion. It covers both sides of the equation. Humility leads to concern and compassion for others. Self-confidence leads to taking care of ourself through self-compassion. Moving towards this attitude of […]
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 […]