Motivation, Inspiration and Life

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Happy People Vs. Unhappy People

“it is unhappy people who tend to be most self-focused and are often socially withdrawn, brooding, and even antagonistic. Happy people, in contrast, are generally found to be more sociable, … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Ubuntu- “I am what I am because of who we all are”

“Ubuntu is a philosophy that considers the success of the group above that of the individual.” Stephen Lundin- Ubuntu! The word ‘Ubuntu‘ originates from one of the Bantu dialects of … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · 53 Comments

SELF-COMPASSION: CONCEPTUALIZATIONS, CORRELATES, & INTERVENTIONS (part V)

I have been exploring the idea of self-compassion through reading books on Eastern Religion, (Buddhism, the Dalai Lama, etc.) analyzing professional research articles, and practicing it in my daily life. … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

SELF-COMPASSION: CONCEPTUALIZATIONS, CORRELATES, & INTERVENTIONS (part IV)

I have been exploring the idea of self-compassion through reading books on Eastern Religion, (Buddhism, the Dalai Lama, etc.) analyzing professional research articles, and practicing it in my daily life. … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

SELF-COMPASSION: CONCEPTUALIZATIONS, CORRELATES, & INTERVENTIONS (part III)

I have been exploring the idea of self-compassion through reading books on Eastern Religion, (Buddhism, the Dalai Lama, etc.) analyzing professional research articles, and practicing it in my daily life. … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

 SELF-COMPASSION: CONCEPTUALIZATIONS, CORRELATES, & INTERVENTIONS (part II)

I have been exploring the idea of self-compassion through reading books on Eastern Religion, (Buddhism, the Dalai Lama, etc.) analyzing professional research articles, and practicing it in my daily life. … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

SELF-COMPASSION: CONCEPTUALIZATIONS, CORRELATES, & INTERVENTIONS

I have been exploring the idea of self-compassion through reading books on Eastern Religion, (Buddhism, the Dalai Lama, etc.) analyzing professional research articles, and practicing it in my daily life. … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 3 Comments

Compassion: Defined

“Compassion can be roughly defined in terms of a state of mind that is nonviolent, nonharming, and nonaggressive. It is a mental attitude based on the wish for others to … Continue reading

May 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Relationships and Friendships- Superficial vs. Compassionate

The Dalai Lama often speaks of two kinds of relationships- One built on superficial qualities such as physical attraction, money, social status, or power and another built on compassion, affection, … Continue reading

May 12, 2012 · 3 Comments

Foundation of Relationships and Friendships

“when we are dealing with trying to understand relationship problems, the first stage in this process involves deliberately reflecting on the underlying nature and basis of that relationship.” “For example…even … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · 3 Comments
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