The Science of Compassion and Self-Compassion
Lecture no. 7 from the course: The Science of Mindfulness: A Research-Based Path to Well-Being
Taught by Professor Ronald D. Siegel | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
“Compassion” is empathy for suffering that includes a desire to alleviate it. Learn how compassion for oneself is associated with virtually every desirable psychological outcome. Learn steps and exercises to cultivate compassion both for yourself and others, and review studies on the benefits of developing compassion.