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Compassion

It's Hard to Be a Kid! Tips for Compassionate Parenting

Sarah Rudell Beach | Posted 09.02.2014 | Parents
Sarah Rudell Beach

Compassion literally means "to feel with" or "to suffer with" another person. It means seeing something the way they do, and experiencing it with them. Here's what I've learned about being a more compassionate parent, especially in the moments when compassion may not come readily.

Today's Buddha Doodle - Through Thick And Thin

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.02.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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What Robin Williams Can Teach Us to Do for Each Other

Tamar Chansky | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

And we want to help. And we're afraid to. We're afraid of not knowing what to say. We're afraid of looking too closely into the deep and bottomless well of someone else's unhappiness, afraid of how those dark waters may beckon to us.

Today's Buddha Doodle - Give Love!

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.29.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Why It's Okay to Mourn Robin Williams

Amanda Trusty | Posted 08.28.2014 | Arts
Amanda Trusty

May this world continue to be blessed with fearless artists who are inspired by Robin Williams' comedy, courage, and creativity. May we pour out compassion. May we be aware of mental health and the sickness that comes with it.

7 Habits Of Considerate People

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living

"Being considerate of others will take you and your children further in life than any college or professional degree." - Marian Wright Edelman Edel...

Today's Buddha Doodle - Share this with a friend!

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.26.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Born to Be Mild

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

I am a firm believer in the concept that no one "gets there" alone. I know that I have had a lot of help along the way, and I strive to help others as they go through life too. I know what it's like to be alone, to struggle and to be the victim of an injustice or cruel act.

Today's Buddha Doodle - Keep Calm And...

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.25.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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The Secret to Being Popular

Amanda Gore | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

How many times in your life have you watched someone with a tinge of envy -- wishing you were like them? People surround them, with adoring looks o...

12 Lessons Life Will Teach You (Sometimes the Hard Way)

Alexandra Harra | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Alexandra Harra

These lessons aren't part of any class curriculum. They are taught between the lines -- picked up through pain and need and faulty action. They are unwavering truths of life we often forget but more often dismiss.

There Is Still Some Time

Jamie Tworkowski | Posted 08.21.2014 | Good News
Jamie Tworkowski

You are not alone in these places. Other people feel how you feel. You are more than just your pain. You are more than wounds, more than drugs, more than death and silence.

Today's Buddha Doodle - Do This In Public

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.21.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Today's Buddha Doodle - Rise

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.20.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Today's Doodle - Let a smile spread through your heart

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.19.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Today's Buddha Doodle - Close Your Eyes And See...

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.18.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Today's Buddha Doodle - A Radical Invitation

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.15.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Today's Buddha Doodle - Love is...

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.13.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Robin Williams: We All Know Someone Hurting Like He Was

Judy Silk | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Judy Silk

If you haven't walked in my shoes, please don't revert to the mentality that says just a little elbow grease or mind over matter will solve all our problems.

The Beauty Within: Helping the Poor Often Means Looking Past an Ugly Exterior

Jan DeBlieu | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Jan DeBlieu

I've seen the blight and hopelessness. But I've also met people there who are working with the poor -- and in the process creating miracles. This makes me wonder what qualities they have that the rest of us lack.

'It's Not Your Fault': Jesus, Forgiveness and the Life of Robin Williams

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 08.12.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Healing from self-blame for wrong done to you is possible, especially through a compassionate connection. I have hardly ever seen this demonstrated as well as in the film Good Will Hunting, starring Robin Williams and Matt Damon.

Today's Buddha Doodle - Let Love

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.11.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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The Uptown Beggar

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 08.08.2014 | Impact
Mitch Ditkoff

Thirty days I spent with them. Thirty days walking, talking, buying them lunch and trying to discover the organizing principal around which my story would authentically take shape. And I did. Find it, that is. The moment I met Fred.

Today's Buddha Doodle - The First Act of War

Molly Hahn | Posted 08.08.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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What A Dying Patient Taught A Burned-Out Doctor

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

In medicine, our goal is health, to make everything better. But sometimes we can't. Driving home from Mr. Johnson's funeral, I remembered our last conversation. What had he really wanted me to know? What could I learn as my lesson from his life?