The Difference Between “Being” and “Doing”

  In "being "mode, the mind has “nothing to do, nowhere to go” and can focus fully on moment-by-moment experience, allowing us to be fully present and aware of whatever is here, right now. How our goal-setting mind causes us to fixate on one track, and how we can become more responsive to the richness and complexity that each moment presents. By Zindel Segal |

The Difference Between “Being” and “Doing”2017-04-01T20:28:38+00:00

Embracing Our Common Humanity With Self-Compassion

One of the most important elements of self-compassion is the recognition of our shared humanity. Compassion is, by definition, relational. Compassion literally means “to suffer with,” which implies a basic mutuality in the experience of suffering. The emotion of compassion springs from the recognition that the human experience is imperfect, that we are all fallible. Why else would we say “it’s only human” to comfort

Embracing Our Common Humanity With Self-Compassion2017-04-01T22:11:20+00:00