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STUDY: Why It Pays To Keep Compassion 'On'

Project Compassion Stanford | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Project Compassion Stanford

We sometimes avoid compassion for self-interested reasons. Yet this study suggests that turning off compassion might work against self-interest by undercutting two things that we hold dear: our moral self and our moral standards.

Science of Compassion: Business & Compassion Part 2

James R. Doty, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2013 | Science
James R. Doty, M.D.

By increasing the tone of the parasympathetic nervous system and decreasing the tone of the sympathetic nervous system, we are brought into true balance. This is done through compassion.

Science of Compassion: Business & Compassion, Part 1

James R. Doty, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2013 | Science
James R. Doty, M.D.

For many work can be the place at which they are the most stressed and least happy. In fact, work is often considered a ruthless cut-throat environment with little if any compassion.