Some people think that cultivating compassion is good for others but not necessarily good for themselves, but this is not correct. You also benefit directly since compassion immediately instills in you a sense of calm, inner strength, and a deep confidence and satisfaction. Whereas it is not certain the person receiving your feelings of compassion will benefit. Tonight and tomorrow night I am teaching at the Camarillo United Methodist Church, and then Saturday and Sunday meditation workshops in Ojai, California. Please see our new Altruism in Medicine Institute website — http://altruismmedicine.org/ for more details.
A sense of contentment is the key factor for attaining happiness. Bodily health, material wealth and companions and friends are three factors for happiness. Contentment is the key that will determine the outcome of your […]
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, […]