Tag: compassion

Compassion: Love For Self, Others, and Making Space for the 4-Train

Written by on May 19, 2020 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Meditation with 0 Comments
Compassion: Love For Self, Others, and Making Space for the 4-Train

We don’t need to change. We don’t need to improve anything. We practice deep compassion as we extend this same privilege to other people and things around us and allow them to simply be, especially those things that would easily turn our hearts bitter.  As we practice yoga and meditation, we cultivate and practice being. […]

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Own Your Truth: A Simple Practice

Written by on April 29, 2019 in Conscious Living, Thrive with 2 Comments
Own Your Truth:  A Simple Practice

Master this one life lesson: allowance, not resistance. Our expectations and interpretations would then not disappoint, but freed for exploration, learning and letting go.

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Darwin Was Wrong: Compassion Helped Fuel Human Evolution – NOT Survival of the Fittest

Posted by on July 25, 2017 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 36 Comments
Darwin Was Wrong: Compassion Helped Fuel Human Evolution – NOT Survival of the Fittest

A new study of early humans has challenged one of the main tenets of Darwin’s evolutionary theory, the idea of the survival of the fittest, by suggesting compassion and the ability to accommodate “defective” members of the community actually played a significant role in how humans developed.

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2 Things You Can’t Thrive Without

2 Things You Can’t Thrive Without

To have strong, hot passion — in whatever we endeavor to do — is the delectability of living this life. And, o be able to laugh at our fragile mortality and existential situations is pure magic and can be one of the most important exercises in our daily routine. But the two things I think are paramount to living the life extraordinaire are to have a limitless supply of what the Dalai Lama calls necessities of life…

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The Science of Compassion: Kindness Is a Fundamental Human Trait

Posted by on February 17, 2016 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 1 Comment
The Science of Compassion: Kindness Is a Fundamental Human Trait

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 (https://goo.gl/5Ysblw), Jinpa builds off a landmark lecture given at Stanford Medical School to explain how we can take a scientific approach to train our compassion muscle to relieve stress, fight depression, improve our health, achieve our goals, and change our world.

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3 Ways to Tap Into the Joy of Serving Others

3 Ways to Tap Into the Joy of Serving Others

Being of service doesn’t have to include the big gestures you might be thinking about. You don’t have to quit your job and give up your life to join volunteers in a far-off area to help disaster victims, or donate your life savings to charity. You don’t have to work at a food bank or with at-risk teens, unless you want to. Being of service is not only about what you do, but also about how you do it. True service means that you are doing what you are meant to do, and doing it with compassion and love.

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MUST READ: Teen Writer’s Incredibly Sane & Conscious Article on Paris Terrorist Attacks

MUST READ: Teen Writer’s Incredibly Sane & Conscious Article on Paris Terrorist Attacks

Perhaps the most sane response in all the opinions surrounding the tragic attacks in Paris comes from this teen named Meha. Read her compassionate, sensible article and be lifted up.

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7 Tips To Deal With “Not So Easy” People & Build Up Your Good Will Bank

7 Tips To Deal With “Not So Easy” People & Build Up Your Good Will Bank

How often do you do something, for someone, without expecting anything in return? How often do we think of creating good will. For most, the joy of giving comes primarily for the acclaim they get; For others, the pleasure is solely in knowing that they made life happier for someone else.One of the mysteries of life is, that our most valuable possessions are those things that can be shared without lessening them. Least valuable are those things that get diminished by being shared.

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Inspirational Photos of People Helping People in the Wake of Nepal Earthquake

Inspirational Photos of People Helping People in the Wake of Nepal Earthquake

Wherever there is tragedy, there is always compassion and support, and often even heroism. We humans are hard-wired to be compassionate and empathetic.

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How Virtual Reality Can Change the World by Making Us More Empathetic Towards the Plight of Our Fellow Humans

Posted by on April 23, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
How Virtual Reality Can Change the World by Making Us More Empathetic Towards the Plight of Our Fellow Humans

In this TED Talk, Chris Milk talks about how virtual reality can be used to connect us to the world’s most vulnerable people in a profound way: “we become more compassionate; we become more empathetic; we become more connected; and ultimately we become more human.”

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6 Tips To Help You Turn Your Life Around Quickly

6 Tips To Help You Turn Your Life Around Quickly

Ralph Smart of Infinite Waters shares some tips to help you quickly turn your life around when you think things aren’t going to get better.

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30 Simple Effective Ways To Be A More Generous Partner

Posted by on March 23, 2015 in Conscious Living, Relationships & Sex with 0 Comments
30 Simple Effective Ways To Be A More Generous Partner

According to a study by the University of Virginia’s National Marriage Project, couples who reported a high amount of generosity in their relationship were five times more likely to say their marriage was “very happy.” I mean, who doesn’t want that?

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Empathy – Our Power to Melt Separation

Empathy – Our Power to Melt Separation

Empathy allows us to make a psychic and emotional connection with another person, to actually enter into their mind-space. The separateness between you and the other person fades away. Your ‘self-boundary’ melts away, so that in a sense – or to an extent – you become them.

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10 Lessons From Dalai Lama That Will Change Your Life

Posted by on April 28, 2014 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 4 Comments
10 Lessons From Dalai Lama That Will Change Your Life

Forgiveness and compassion for all living creatures are the two pillars of the Dalai Lama’s teachings. Let’s discover together how his teachings will change your life.

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Older and Wiser? Four Steps to Finding Wisdom at Any Age

Older and Wiser? Four Steps to Finding Wisdom at Any Age

You don’t have to wait until “middle age” to seek and find wisdom. It’s a life-long process that begins when you’re young. I’m convinced that the key to wisdom is how you approach life and yourself.

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