The Science of Compassion
Now being offered live by Marilyn Turkovich, Executive Director and the Course Developer
Date: February 22, 2021
Duration: 4 Weeks
Cost: $30 US
During the last several decades, the exploration into the science of compassion has been growing monumentally across continents. Measurement and evaluation, while still in early developmental stages, is being investigated vigorously by major international institutions. Themes that have made their way into the study of compassion can be seen as broad in nature: altruism, empathy, kindness, forgiveness, gratitude, happiness, resilience, and mindfulness, each integral to understanding compassion holistically.
The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science, tells us that “the eyes may be the window to the soul, but science is showing the ears may be the route to our hearts.” Compassion can and must be learned. Practicing self-compassion, loving-kindness, experiencing pathways to forms of mindfulness, supporting new ways of learning, respectfully interacting with others and all living creatures, and knowing how to understand interdependency and systems are all avenues to a more supportive and flourishing future.
This course will return to on-demand at the completion of the live version.
Bron: Charter for Compassion