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The dark side of empathy

Peter Singer is professor of bioethics at Princeton University and laureate professor at the University of Melbourne.<p>Soon after Barack Obama was elected president of the United States, he told a young girl: "We don't have enough empathy in our world today, and it is up to your generation to change …

Why do Buddhists Meditate?

When one hears the word "Buddhism", one of the first things that pop up into people's heads is the idea of meditation. While Buddhism is much more than meditation and meditation isn't unique to Buddhism, meditation is something that holds very deep importance in Buddhist teachings. The Buddha …

5 Habits of Exceptionally Emotionally Intelligent People

What's different about people who have emotional intelligence and those who don't?<p>There's been quite a bit of talk surrounding the topic of emotional intelligence, or EQ. What is emotional intelligence? What's different about people who have it from those who don't?<p>According to <i>Psychology Today</i>, EQ …

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5 Common Emotions You Never Knew Had Names

That cozy feeling you get when it's raining out and you're indoors? There's a name for it.<p>Emotional life is far richer than the vocabulary we have to describe it. Sadness, joy, exhilaration, regret, fury, etc., bleed into each other, creating unique blends in which one emotion is tinged with …

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The Importance of Empathy in Healthcare

Empathy in healthcare plays a vital role in the patient experience and is a key component of the physician-patient relationship.

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Money is Energy, and Empathy is the Currency for Changing the World.

<i>The following piece originally appeared on the Shambhala Times, our partners in creating enlightened society. Stay tuned for more hosted articles by</i> …

Social and Emotional Intelligence: Teaching Kids Empathy

I find crafting to be an excellent way to spend time thinking, so I was excited to see Happy Heart Kid’s new crafty kits that focus on building …

Ex-Graffiti Artist Cuts Paper Into Delicate Art

“Paper is a noble material,” says Aurel Rubbish, a former electronic musician and graffiti artist. For the past four years, this 33-year-old Frenchman has dedicated himself to the delicate art of paper-cutting. Inspired by street art, tattoo design and the American Pop Surrealism movement, Rubbish …

Quotes on Story and Storytelling by Writers, Thinkers, and Social Innovators

“Today everyone, whether they know it or not, is in the emotional transportation business. More and more, success is won by creating compelling …

Hogging the limelight! Albino hedgehog becomes internet hit after Japanese owner posts adorable pictures of her pet online

An albino hedgehog has become an internet star after its Japanese owner posted these adorable pictures of her pet online.<p>Owner Tokiko Kojima, from …

Dew was on the spider web in Portree Harbor at sunrise the other morning. An hour later the fog had rolled in. Shot on assignment on the Scotland Photo Adventure with National Geographic Expeditions. @JimRichardsonNG @NatGeoTravel @NatGeo @natgeocreative #scotland #iphonephoto

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Taken by @stevemccurryofficial // The Rabari, a nomadic herder tribe in India, has roamed the area of Northwest India for centuries. As grazing lands disappear, their ways of life continue to change. Now only a small percentage of Rabari are nomads. @magnumphotos @thephotosociety

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A storm making wild waves? This must be the definitive portrait of nature’s beauty

Milwaukee-based Michael Bernhardt shot this stunning photograph of a perfectly-timed storm near Lake Michigan. It captured the majesty of nature — …

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