Often enough, when your child is acting problematically and having emotional outbursts, the issue is that they don’t feel understood. Even if you do understand them, the problem can lie in the manner in which you listen to them. Are you making it clear through verbal and … [Read more...] about How mindful listening can help you handle your child more compassionately
Throughout his life, Thupten Jinpa (the Dalai Lama's primary English translator) has studied the connections between science and compassion. In his latest book, A Fearless Heart, Jinpa builds off a landmark lecture given at Stanford Medical School to explain how we can take a … [Read more...] about The science of compassion: kindness is a fundamental human trait
Relating with nature helps people connect to what makes them human. Even when behind bars. Marc Bekoff, professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado, has been teaching "Animal Behavior and Conservation" to male prisoners for over a decade. … [Read more...] about Animal behavior and conservation class helps inmates develop compassion
Matt Taylor’s passion is exploring the power of design to make compassion go further. He has found the perfect job: he is in charge of strategy and operations at IDEO.org, where he is unleashing the social sector's capacity to innovate through human-centered design. He recently … [Read more...] about Will you join the compassion renaissance?
Religious scholar Karen Armstrong on how we lost the knack for religion—and why we need to get it back. Michael Brunton | Sept/Oct 2009 issue Modern science knows how to fix a hole in the heart. It can diagnose a hole in the ozone layer and prove the existence of black holes at … [Read more...] about The reason of faith