Build Compassion

A collection of Meditation practices to help build compassion.

The following set of meditation practices helps us build the skills of self-compassion and compassion for others.  Compassion is a remarkable skill.  The science tells us that self-compassion enhances our belief that we can change, motivates us to want to change and spurs us into action to make the change happen.

Self-compassion allows us to have more compassion for others.  This allows us to be with others without suffering from empathetic fatigue.

Basic Skills Learned:

  • Present moment focused attention.
  • Accepting what IS with non-judgement.
  • Starting over is OK.
  • Practicing being kind and curious to our selves and our experiences.

Extended Skills Learned (based on different types of practices):

  • Love, compassion, kindness, gratitude, positive focus, optimistic re-framing of our stories, empathy etc…