Compassion

N.B. teen behind #BeccaToldMeTo inspires book chronicling acts of kindness in her name

It began with a bucket list made by a teenager faced with the unthinkable.<p>What resulted, was a worldwide effort to do more acts of kindness.<p>And now, …

New Brunswick

15 Quotes to Inspire Kindness Beyond the Holiday Season

Kindness is contagious, so be kind to your employees and clients. This will inspire you<p>Now that it's officially holiday season, I've noticed that people are in better spirits. This is great news for your business - as I've written more, there is actually a return on investment in kindness. Your …

Mother Teresa

Kindness is king at Fitchburg's Reingold School

FITCHBURG -- The holidays are a time for giving and being kind to one another. At Reingold Elementary School in Fitchburg, students in the second and …

Massachusetts

Babylon JSHS Student Leaders Attend Compassion Without Borders

Students participated in workshops centered around community service and creating a culture of compassion and positivity in school.<p><b>From Babylon</b> …

New York City

How to Stop Playing The Victim in Your Life

Learn to silence the voice of self-pity<p>“I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever …

Mind

Compassion Fatigue and Social Care

Have you ever felt tired of caring? We’ve talked about burnout in the past chats now let’s talk about how and what is compassion fatigue.<p>Compassion …

Social Work

Hoda Kotb Shows Off Her Adorable Christmas Card with Daughter Haley Joy

'Tis the season for sending those near and dear to our hearts an annual dose of Christmas cheer in the form of a personalized Christmas card. Joining …

Christmas

Compassion's not working: Letter to the editor

Outrageous and unacceptable were two words Tim Boyle used in an op-ed he wrote in the Oregonian last month, describing the conditions his employees …

Ted Wheeler

How To Encourage Compassion In Children This Christmas

Christmas can be a time of excess and mindless consumerism. There has been a lot of discussion recently on Mumsnet on how much to spend on children …

Parenting

Hicksville Shows Compassion With Kindness Tree

Students pledged to show and treat others with kindness by attaching signed leaves to the Kindness Tree.<p>As part of an annual tradition, students and …

New York City

Why Too Much Empathy Can Actually Be Harmful

Is that “empathy” or “sympathy” you are showing? While the two words are often incorrectly used interchangeably, the difference in their emotional …

Psychology

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Faith

Knock Knock, Is Compassion Home?

A man’s biggest achievement in life is becoming successful and not regretting the decisions taken by him in the path of becoming successful. How does …

David Foster Wallace

Why A Brief Encounter With A Homeless Man Had A Huge Impact On Me

The Golden Rule in life is to do to others what you want them to do to you.<p>As a child, I was raised on this very simple principle.<p>It wasn’t that hard …

Managers, screw the Golden Rule – Signal v. Noise

Don’t treat employees the way you want to be treated. Here’s why.<p>“Treat others the way you’d like to be treated.”<p>This is The Golden Rule we all …

Hoda Kotb Thoughts on Matt Lauer? 'I Love Him'

<b>Matt Lauer</b> is gone from "Today," but at least one of his old co-workers still has love for him.<p>We got <b>Hoda Kotb</b> leaving NBC headquarters in NYC …

Matt Lauer

Why Compassion (Not Money or Success) Is The Key to True Happiness

You need compassion more than you need new objects.<p>You can't buy happiness. Objects--like all of the things you've purchased this weekend--won't make you a happier person. And even the success and wealth you desire won't make you happier than you are right now.<p>Psychologists researching happiness …

Self-improvement

Fighting Compassion Fatigue

I’ve been on a trend of not feeling great with my rheumatoid arthritis. If it isn’t pain and stiffness, then it’s the exhaustion. And I find that …

Emotions

Random Acts of Kindness for the Special Needs Mom

Shares 0<p><b>Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day. ~Sally Koch</b><p>When we take advantage of the opportunities …

Homeless man's act of kindness nets him over $300,000 in viral donation campaign

Near the top of the feel-good stories we've read lately is this viral campaign to reward a homeless man for his random act of kindness.<p>Johnny Bobbitt Jr. saw a 27-year-old New Jersey woman, Kate McClure, stuck on the side of the road on her way into Philadelphia as her car ran out of gas, and she …

Viral

This Financial Review artist has been named political cartoonist of the year

Cartoons

Importance Of Empathy

Empathy is a choice. An important one that we need to make to improve and to bridge the gaps between differentiators like generations, cultures, …

Satya Nadella

7 Simple Ways to Spread Kindness

As children, our parents tell us to make up for misbehaving by doing something nice for someone. As adults, we help friends move into a new house; we …

Happiness

China calls on Germany to ensure 'mutual respect' after Tibetan flags emerge at football match

Beijing has warned Germany of "defending Tibet independence," saying the match host must ensure respect between the countries. The activists said …

World News

Top 5 People We’re Most Grateful For (Hint: One of Them Is You!)

We have a lot to be thankful for here at Compassion. We get to work with amazing kids all around the world. And we also have the best partners in …

Walmart cashier's act of kindness for elderly man goes viral

What a heartwarming act!

Viral

Why Is It Nice to Be Nice? The Scientific Explanation For Kindness

Does it contradict the theory of evolution?<p>World Kindness Day is a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the …

Psychology

Hoda Kotb reveals she's written a children's book inspired by Haley Joy

Hoda Kotb has another book coming out and it should come as no surprise this one is geared for young children!<p>Her new book, “I’ve Loved You Since Forever,” is a passion project inspired by her 9-month-old daughter, Haley Joy.<p>“I feel like I put my heart in a book jacket and then just put it out …

Hoda Kotb

From an evolutionary perspective, does it make any sense to be nice?

Solving Darwin’s puzzle of kindness.<p>World Kindness Day is a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the good. We are encouraged to perform acts of kindness such as giving blood, cleaning a communal microwave at work, or volunteering at a nursing home.<p>Of course, …

Self-Compassion for Social Anxiety Disorder

Self-compassion is often lacking when you live with social anxiety disorder (SAD). While others may easily let mistakes that they make go, you are …

Mental Health