The first beneficiary of compassion is always oneself. When compassion, or warm-heartedness, arises in us and our focus shifts away from our own narrow self-interest; it is as if we open an inner door. An inner door to freedom, unconditional love, and wisdom. It reduces fear, boosts confidence and brings us inner strength. By reducing distrust, it opens us to others and brings us a sense of connection to others, and sense of purpose and meaning in life. There is nothing better!
When you are happy think about others. When you are sad think about others. This makes our life meaningful. The more we dwell on our own narcissistic stuff the more we inflame our own negative […]
Yesterday 160 young men and women entered the medical profession by entering the University of Louisville School of Medicine. We held a White Coat ceremony as a rite of passage for these awesome young bright, […]