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#Compassion

How To 'Work Out' Your Heart: A Guide To Building Emotional Strength

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Sahaj Kohli

It's time to be intentional and make working out your heart as important as working out your body, not just for the health benefits but also to be your best self and contribute to a better world.

8 Ways to Teach Compassion to Kids

Signe Whitson | Posted 09.09.2014 | Impact
Signe Whitson

In turn, experts agree that fostering compassion in young people is among the best ways to prevent verbal, physical, and emotional aggression from taking root.

8 Life Hacks For Increasing Inner Peace

HeartMath LLC | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

Sometimes it can feel as though inner peace is a gift of bliss reserved for the lucky ones that don't have the same load of burdens we have. The fact is we all have our own unique stressors and challenges.

The Real Religion

Tami Shaikh | Posted 09.06.2014 | Religion
Tami Shaikh

I believe that the religion above all religions is Compassion. Religion means restraint -- restraint from treating others with disrespect and in an inhumane way. The only way we can change the world is through compassion!

How To Really Change Your Children's Lives This Summer

Glennon Melton | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Glennon Melton

It's important to cultivate and encourage open minds and healthy bodies. And it is at least as important to cultivate and encourage tender hearts in our little ones and in ourselves.

Outsmarting the Fear of Failure

Martin Snepp | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Martin Snepp

For so many of us, the fear of failure is crippling. It stands in the way of us achieving what we really want in life. With our pride at stake, many of us prefer to take the easy, safe option. Perhaps we save face. But at what cost?

Hope for Kindness

Craig Ing | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Ing

I only use Facebook to maintain my Dont Mind Life community page so generally, if there is nothing of interest in my timeline on the first page, I don...

The Secret Lives of Doctors

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

Doctors are just as mortified as you are miffed when our schedules blow up in our faces and we keep you waiting for more than 10 minutes, let alone for more than 20 minutes, even if the reason is because we were in the emergency room or operating room.

What Am I Learning Here?

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

Much of life is constantly allowing feedback to emerge so we can either confirm that we are on the right track or shift tracks to align a perfect balance of existence.

To the CEO of Cracker Barrel

Tony Posnanski | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Tony Posnanski

Joe did not give money from the register. Joe did not give away merchandise. He gave away a corn muffin that is given to almost every person that walks into Cracker Barrel. Not only that, but he gave it to a man that was hungry.

Melting Down in the Frozen Foods Aisle

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 08.30.2014 | Parents
Lisa Abeyta

At the other end of the aisle was a young mother, her back to me. She raised her arms to her head, holding it for a moment, and then pressed her hands to her eyes, her back straight and shoulders tensed. A young boy was busy pulling a box of cereal from the stroller in front her.

Is Compassion Children's Most Admirable Quality?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.30.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

We are assured by experts that compassion is hardwired into all human beings because such qualities help us to become functioning members of society. But, if you're like me, you would swear that children are born without an ounce of compassion in them.

Lindsay Holmes

8 Ways To Tell If You're A Truly Compassionate Person

HuffingtonPost.com | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

With so many self-help tools and research aimed at helping us be more joyful, it's pretty obvious that the pursuit of happiness is in vogue -- but wha...

7 Ways to Redefine Happiness and Raise Caring Kids

Katie Hurley | Posted 08.25.2014 | Parents
Katie Hurley

Happiness isn't something students achieve through test scores, winning season and college acceptance letters. If we redefine happiness for our children and teach them that positive actions increase positive emotions, we send a message that prosocial behavior is important.

What Really Creates Emotional Intimacy

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The more we practice staying connected with our spiritual guidance and our own feelings, the more we create inner and relationship safety.

Why We Need To Reassess Our Notion Of Charity

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 06.23.2014 | World

It is one of the seven virtues of Christianity. It used to have a central place in Roman ethics and Judaism as well. Today, we remain deeply impressed...

The Inside and Outside of Compassion

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 08.16.2014 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

Even without direct contact, we can still cultivate a general feeling of human connection at spiritual and emotional levels through being committed to expanding our empathy and sense of oneness with all beings.

Behind a Thriving Family

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Catherine Nagle

What does our First Lady, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, and my mother, Amelia DeNofa, have in common that make a family thrive?

Who Is Chafing Your Chaps?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.13.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Projection always hides a feeling you don't want to look at. If you examine any negative trait you insist is present in another person, you will find...

The Benefits Of Generosity

Lisa Firestone | Posted 06.13.2014 | Impact
Lisa Firestone

Generosity -- the quality of being kind and understanding, the willingness to give others things that have value -- is often defined as an act of selflessness; however, studies are now showing that generosity is actually (selfishly) in your best interest.

6 Stories That Could Be Sabotaging Your Career (and Life)

Chris Deaver | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Now's the time to change the stories that could be sabotaging you. It may seem unexpected or inconvenient, but the more you power others with your kindness, authenticity and inspiration, the more you'll be powered to accomplish your dreams.

A Mindful Journey

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

Imagine a marathon you did not sign up for, and yet, you are told you have to run the race until the end. To add to the challenge, you are to carry a heavy load on your shoulders, and the load will get heavier and heavier as the race goes on. This is what the dementia journey is like for most family caregivers...

Greening My Mind And The World With Love And Compassion

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica R. Dreistadt

The capacity of our minds and hearts to heal ourselves and the world is unlimited.

The Ripple Effect Of Your Lovely Life

Gail Brenner, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Impact
Gail Brenner, Ph.D.

You can't help but be part of the whole. This is not only your life that we're talking about. How you speak to your loved ones, the energy you bring when you walk into a room, how you spend your down time -- it all matters. The impact is far-reaching, and it starts with you.

19 Truths Successful Women Wish They'd Known 10 Years Ago

Amy Segreti | Posted 08.10.2014 | Women
Amy Segreti

For much of my 20s, I was on the look out, not the look in. Now, I've shifted toward the belief that self-inquiry is a prerequisite for self-expression. I asked myself enough questions to be able to live more freely in alignment with who I really am.