Decades of research has shown that practicing compassion for others and yourself can help relieve depression, heal trauma, and reduce anxiety and stress. It helps people to connect more with others, build resilience, and increases happiness and life satisfaction.
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Regular practice of meditation could reduce risk factors of Alzheimer
People with ADHD may benefit from developing greater resilience to the high levels of criticism and negative treatment they receive
One day of compassion training compared with memory training shows an increase in positive moods
When compassion is cultivated, there is healing, responsiveness, and development of behaviors that reduce depression recurrences and build a person’s resilience.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy enhances mindfulness and self-compassion.
Self-compassion is an emotionally positive self-attitude that protects against the negative consequences of self-judgment, isolation, and rumination
Self-compassion boosts happiness, optimism, wisdom, personal initiative, curiosity and exploration, agreeableness, extroversion, and conscientiousness
Self-compassion is a productive way of approaching distressing thoughts and emotions that engenders mental and physical well-being
The consequences of trauma seep across communities, regions, lands, and nations.