Compassion

Beat Fatigue and Feel Great

What is fatigue? How can we feel more energised and inspired? Is there a magic pill? Fatigue can be the result of many factors. It is a sign that we are out of alignment or balance in some way. A feeling of dis-empowerment. Feeling great comes from understanding what is causing our fatigue, fresh perspectives Continue reading »

Know When and When Not To

There is an epic Indian story called the Ramayana which tells the eternal story of humanity. In this story Sita, a princess who is married to Rama, steps outside of her ‘line of protection’ to help a beggar. She wants to give him something but he says she has to go to him as he Continue reading »

Empathy & Compassion: Suffering

A question: With so much having been done and being done to alleviate suffering in the world why is suffering still with us? Are we missing something? Why are even the rich and famous who have it ‘all’ often falling into great distress, too? An answer: Take the example of curing a disease; if we Continue reading »

Empathy & Compassion: Compassion

Compassion is the desire or feeling to help to alleviate the suffering of others, to make a positive difference to their lives. It is not necessary to empathize in order to be compassionate, it is rather that we see others’ suffering and are moved to act to alleviate it through our thoughts, words or actions Continue reading »

Empathy & Compassion: Empathy

Empathy is the ability to put ourselves in someone else’s shoes. Usually we equate this to empathizing with anothers challenging or sorrowful experiences. Equally though it can mean to empathize with their positive experiences. Can you have empathy whilst still feeling totally secure and loving for example? Today many problems are the result of an Continue reading »