Burnout

If you’ve read my first post, you know that I am taking us on an exploration of mindfulness and compassion from the perspective of several fears that frequently serve to block the experience or expression of compassion. The first fear I want to explore is the fear of burnout. I start with this because I…

7 Barriers to Compassion

Compassion is an important topic in research and the popular press these days.  We are learning a great deal about the power of compassion to enhance our emotional and physical wellbeing, our relationships and our ability to engage productively in our life in general.  Yet many people fear compassion.  They fear giving it, and receiving…