Empathy vs Compassion; an important difference

Empathy is the kindling, but compassion is the long burning wood stoking the fire of real change. The first time I learned that there was a difference between empathy and compassion was in Sharon Salzberg's book, Real Change, where she talked about how empathy can drain social justice fighters and they have to be careful... Continue Reading →

How to be mindful when angry

Anger is a natural human emotion we all feel from time to time. In many cases anger can be beneficial towards helping us determine our priorities and encourage us to set and achieve our goals. But too much anger directed in the wrong way can be toxic and actually deter us from my being productive.... Continue Reading →

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