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Compassion Health Care

Why Compassion Is So Important In Health Care (And What It Looks Like)

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Sure, a doctor's medical knowledge and guidance is of utmost importance when you're receiving care for a condition such as cancer. But what is also im...

If We Want Kinder Nurses, We Need a Kinder Society

Christina Patterson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Christina Patterson

We need nurses to be kind. Of course we need nurses to be kind. Thank God at last the person in charge of nurses has said we need nurses to be kind. But if we want kind nurses, we need to work much, much harder to make kinder children, kinder adults, and a kinder world.

Practicing G.R.A.C.E.: How To Have Compassion

Roshi Joan Halifax | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Roshi Joan Halifax

My hope is that the G.R.A.C.E. model will help you to actualize compassion in your own life and that the impact of this will ripple out to benefit the people with whom you interact each day as well as countless others.

Are We Living In Modern America Or Ancient Sparta?

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

The last thirty years have seen our mentally ill thrown onto the streets to shiver behind their shopping carts and beg for money to buy food. Will we see our disabled Americans meet the same fate?

Health Care And The Mandate For Compassion

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

The Buddhist approach is to begin by developing a base of clarity, strength and well-being within oneself, and then to work hard to extend the benefits toward the welfare of all beings.