Articles about compassion and self-compassion providing you with the latest insights coming out of the research into compassion.

compassionate leadership

Compassion in the Workplace: 9+ Examples & Tips for Leaders

Compassion comes from a Latin word that means “co-suffering.” Compassion has always secured a firm place in almost all religious practices. The Dalai Lama, one [...]

random acts of kindness

Can Random Acts of Kindness Increase Wellbeing? (+ 22 Ideas)

The phrase “random acts of kindness” (RAK) is relatively well known and has been shared all over the world. When you consider the times when [...]


What Is Self-Compassion and What Is Self-Love?

You’ve probably heard about the importance of loving yourself, forgiving yourself, and treating yourself with compassion. But is it really that vital? Can’t you get [...]


Why Shame and Guilt Are Functional For Mental Health

Shame and guilt are two self-conscious emotions that everyone will feel several times throughout their lives. These are generally negative emotions that make people feel [...]

Self-Compassion Exercises

8 Powerful Self-Compassion Exercises & Worksheets (+ PDF)

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” Dalai Lama We know about the importance of love and compassion for others. [...]

Compassion focused therapy worksheets

16 Compassion Focused Therapy Techniques & Exercises (+ PDF)

Compassion gets a lot of attention in positive psychology, and for good reason – it’s a major concern of many religious and philosophical leaders, including [...]

3 Self-Compassion Tools (PDF)