Added by Seattle Amma Satsang on January 31, 2011 at 4:05pm — No Comments
Don't miss Karen Armstrong for 30 minutes on NPR. Inspiring!
From Confucius to Oprah, people have preached compassion for centuries. But how often is it put into practice? Karen…Continue
Added by Jon Ramer on January 23, 2011 at 11:28pm — No Comments
Definitely an active time of the year in Davis, California for responses now that the sun is out for a bit. More concepts of compassion to ponder...
Compassion--allowing yourself to be vulnerable enough to let another learn something about you.
Compassion is a hug.
Compassion is an awareness of our basic human nature towards one another. It is innate and present, but can only come to its true fulfillment with attention and care. It is when we…Continue
Added by David Breaux on January 22, 2011 at 3:28pm — No Comments
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Please take the SAHI survey and participate in this historic initiative to improve the quality of life for ourselves and our loved ones. See below for the full press release and a link to the survey.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
SEATTLE HAPPINESS INITIATIVE…
Can you measure happiness? Sustainable Seattle thinks so. In association with Take Back Your Time and the Compassionate Action Network, it is releasing the first comprehensive survey of happiness in this region, as part of the Seattle Area Happiness Initiative (SAHI). Anyone who takes the survey will receive an immediate evaluation of personal well-being for each of the nine domains of happiness identified by international researchers: psychological well-being; physical health; time…Continue
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Cities In Action is a collection of profiles developed by Prevention Institute that showcase successful community initiatives aimed at preventing violence. These profiles are meant to demonstrate key steps to creating safe, equitable environments and inspire similar action in other communities and locales. Click on any of the map icons to view and browse the profiles.
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Not yet posted to YouTube, here is the link to the January 12th Charlie Rose interview with Karen Armstrong regarding her new book "Steps To A Compassionate Life".http://http://www.charlierose.com/view/interview/11407
Added by Sahila ChangeBringer on January 13, 2011 at 2:42pm — No Comments
I just gotta share this excitement I have...
I just listened to a 30-minute audio interview (register for free download) with Bill Drayton, the CEO-founder of Ashoka.org, the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs, which was very inspiring…
Added by David Hazen on January 11, 2011 at 3:11pm — No Comments
Most people -- at least in the US -- think of wealth as a source of happiness. Rich people can, seemingly, get what they want, secure themselves from suffering, and improve the lives of…
Added by Marcia Thomas on January 9, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments
The Compassionate Action Network would like to thank 19-year-old Gabriel Trainer for editing the Stories of Compassion video at http://www.vimeo.com/18377568. Here's a description of the video: "In 2008, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama attended a five-day event in Seattle called Seeds of Compassion. Two years later, the community recorded personal stories of compassion…Continue
Added by PamKM on January 2, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Some more concepts of compassion to start the new year:
Compassion is knowing at the end of the day that there is no difference between you and me.
Showing your sympathy at times when it's needed most and not needed, such as everyday.
Helping others and providing them care. Poverty is my biggest concern.
Compassion is the answer to the question: Why does the rain fall?
3 years ago Persons of the Year in TIme…Continue