Charter for Compassion

Here is the complete text of the Charter for Compassion: The principle of compassion lies at the heart of … Read More

Every Human Being Needs Empathy and Compassion

After President Obama stated that he would use “empathy” as one criterion for selecting a candidate for the U. S. Read More

How can communities be compassionate?

Community in the narrow sense is a neighborhood or a cluster of neighborhoods. Read More

The Compassion Superficiality Quiz

Is your compassion only “ribbon deep”? Do you worry about the possibility that your compassionate actions … Read More

Mindfulness becomes Mainstream

Mindfulness has reached a milestone in its evolution as a social movement. … Read More

Awareness & Mindfulness as Foundations of Compassion

The state of being mentally and emotionally sensitized to an object of suffering constitutes the first stepping stone of compassion … Read More

The Compassionate Listening Project

The Compassionate Listening Project teaches skills for peacemaking that can be utilized in … Read More

Suffering can be the Seeds of your Strength

After 25 years of police and criminal justice work, Cheri Maples co-founded the Center for Mindfulness & … Read More

Why do we often fail to fund adequate disaster relief?

“The worst disaster ever seen,” said the UN Secretary General today in describing the Pakistan … Read More