November 8, 2020– “Compassion literally means suffering together. Among emotion researchers, it is defined as the feeling that arises when one faces the suffering of others and feels motivated to alleviate that suffering.” We live in an age where deep understanding and the value of compassion are more important than ever. More from Dachner Keltner on the evolutionary roots of compassion here. (145 reads)
To take actionExperiment with trying to find the basis of shared humanity in each of your interactions this week. Notice how this orientation affects you and perhaps others.