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It all starts at home

Self-care continues to be our home-work. It is the foundation for our inner home of love, compassion, kindness, and insight. From this base we are better prepared to help others. It all starts at home. […]


How to cultivate compassion

People are often confused about how to cultivate compassion. There are several approaches. One method is moving beyond empathy to compassion. Empathy is feeling like the other person is feeling. We often “take on” or […]


A spirit of mutual acceptance and respect

In today’s interconnected and globalized world, it is now commonplace for people of dissimilar world views, faiths and races to live side by side. It is a matter of great urgency, therefore, that we find […]


Just as ripples spread out

Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.


Difference between empathy and compassion

Yes, a very good question, thank you again. Let me talk about the difference between empathy and compassion. And I think it helps us at least a little bit, avoid burn out. Empathy is feeling […]

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Empathy is useful to reduce our self-centered attitude. But if we get stuck in empathy — feeling like the other person is feeling — we become chronically sad and burn out. Maturing to compassion brings […]