Kristin Neff, Mark Williams, and Willem Kuyken discuss compassion, self-compassion and mindfulness and how we might integrate these different teachings in our treatment of depression.
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Dr James Doty, founder of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University's School of Medicine discusses the origins of the Center and their mission to enhance our scientific understanding of what compassion is and how to cultivate it.
One of the most common difficulties people can have with self-compassion practice is remembering to make time to do it!
"It’s an astonishing gradual evolution to develop the ability to explain others’ actions by their distress, rather than simply in terms of how it affects us. We perceive that the appropriate response to humanity is not fear, cynicism or aggression, but always – when we can manage it – love.
What is compassion and why is it good for you? Emma Seppala discusses what science tells us about where compassion comes from and why it benefits us.