For Those who Feel Disconnected from Love

The best thing about strengthening our own capacity for compassion is it helps us support and strengthen those who struggle to do the same. An inability to see and relieve the suffering of others is suffering itself: I practice compassion for those who feel disconnected from loveWith compassion, I free them from sufferingwith compassion, I … Continue reading For Those who Feel Disconnected from Love

For Myself, Even When I Don’t Feel Like a Compassionate Person

Practicing compassion is great for the self, but it also builds expectation, and can lead to self-directed judgement when we don't feel like a very compassionate version of ourselves. This practice is meant help diffuse self-judgement: I practice compassion for myself, even when I don't feel like a compassionate person With compassion, I free myself … Continue reading For Myself, Even When I Don’t Feel Like a Compassionate Person