Compassionate listening is an overlooked practice, but urgently needed in both interpersonal and political communications.
When managers are more positive, companies and their workers benefit.
It’s important that employers and employees understand sympathy, empathy and compassion, and consider these emotions’ roles in both job performance and employee relations.
Buddhists believe that bodhisattvas reside in heavenly realms but can also appear on Earth disguised as humans, animals or other types of beings.
An anthropologist explains how years of conflict have made Ukrainians reassess their priorities and relationships.
The transition to a new school year will be an important time for students to focus on strategies for fostering positive mental health and well-being, and recognizing signs that help may be needed.
Accessing compassionate health care is often difficult for Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and other sexual identities, such as pansexual or asexual individuals (2SLGBTQ+).
Here are three steps for overcoming the distress caused by a surfeit of empathy.
A scholar studying the relationship of Buddhism and medicine explains how the popular media has misrepresented mindfulness.
Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings, which earned him a global following, gave simple instructions on mindfulness and emphasized how it could be practiced anytime, even when doing routine chores.
Parenting means internal competition between three evolved responses: the threat, drive and soothing system. The threat light is on often, but it can be dampened by tapping into the soothing system.
It’s time to make caring doctors the norm, not the exception.
How to manage the stress of polarization and how to function when it surrounds us is now a necessary but underdeveloped skill for many of us.
On World Kindness Day, a scholar of Buddhist studies explains its idea of compassion and the diverse ways to think about and express kindness.
The findings suggest adults feel more prosocial with children around – even if they don’t have any themselves.
Death-friendly communities that welcome mortality might help us live better lives and provide better care for people at the end of their lives.
For many of us, the popular film, ‘Groundhog Day’ may bring up fond memories of a classic comedy. But a scholar argues there’s more to the film – it’s a lesson in mindfulness.
It’s been said that empathy is Joe Biden’s superpower. A therapeutic approach to foreign policy under Biden might go a long way in easing tensions around the world exacerbated by Donald Trump.
The Vatican has clarified that Pope Francis’ support of civil unions did not change church doctrine. A theologian explains what Francis is doing is departing from Catholic rhetoric on the family.
Framing cats as responsible for declines in biodiversity is based on faulty scientific logic and fails to account for the real culprit – human activity.