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Compassion Meditation

How To Rewire Your Brain With Compassion, Joy And Love

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 06.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

We are wired for happiness Research shows that we have the capacity for great wisdom, creativity and insight. We are naturally wired for it. Our brai...

How To Be Nicer, Healthier And More Focused In 15 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Compassion is often presented as something you provide for others, but it can also be something you have for yourself. According to new research, ...

Disliking Someone Is Really Disliking Yourself

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Qualities such as kindness, compassion, and forgiveness are the seeds we want to plant to cultivate a beautiful garden. But the self-centered ego's need for grasping, gaining, and selfishness easily buries them.

How Buddhist Meditation Unlocks Our Natural Wisdom and Compassion

Sogyal Rinpoche | Posted 10.05.2011 | Religion
Sogyal Rinpoche

The more we are able to be in the nature of our mind, the more we will discover our wisdom, immeasurable compassion and infinite capability, and so develop a deeply nourishing inner strength.

Compassion: The Elixir Of Life?

David R. Hamilton, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David R. Hamilton, Ph.D.

Maybe compassion is the elixir of life. Perhaps the reason we've never found the mythical philosopher's stone is because we've always searched for something outside of ourselves. Compassion is an inside job.

VIDEO: Is Compassion Meditation The Key To Better Caregiving?

Matthieu Ricard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthieu Ricard

Neuroscientist Tania Singer is planning to train caregivers, nurses and doctors in compassion meditation. This would to allow them to offer altruistic services to those in pain without themselves suffering from empathic distress.