The Best Stress Relief: Self-Compassion #1000Speak

The Best Stress Relief: Self-Compassion– #1000SpeakForCompassion “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”~ Jack Kornfield  Sometimes your bottled up anger pairs up with the ongoing stress or the other way round and the situation it creates is sure as hell not pretty. People say when life throws lemons at you, make lemonade, … [Read more…]

Celebrating A Year Of Compassion! #1000SpeakForCompassion

Celebrating A Year Of Compassion! – #1000SpeakForCompassion Last year, on 20th February 1000 speak for Compassion got several bloggers together to spread compassion around the world. Ever since, on the 20th day of every month, bloggers from around the world write about various aspects of compassion and how one can spread the same. I have been … [Read more…]

‘Forgiveness Is A Virtue Of The Brave. Are You Brave?’ #1000Speak For Compassion

‘Forgiveness Is A Virtue Of The Brave. Are You Brave?’ #1000Speak For Compassion “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” –Mahatma Gandhi  What is forgiveness? In the event of being wronged by someone, to overcome that hurt inflicted upon us by the other person and to not hold a grudge … [Read more…]

How To Be The Change You Want To See In This World

Do you want to bring a change in this world? You probably answered in affirmative and if you didn’t, then you must belong to another world but let’s just assume that you said yes, so, what now? What should you do to bring the change? You must have heard that insanely popular saying, ‘Be the … [Read more…]

We’re All in This Together #BloggingForPeace

We’re All In This Together!  Source: mum.edu Rose from the deep slumber My eyes cried of pain A pain unknown, a pain unheard The flowers didn’t blossom the sun didn’t shine All was fine, yet nothing was fine The world came to a halt As the news flooded in Lots of carnage, our brethren were … [Read more…]

‘The Art and Power of Emphatic Listening’ – #1000SpeakForCompassion

‘The Art and Power of Emphatic Listening‘ -#1000Speak for Compassion ‘Listening has the quality of the wizard’s alchemy. It has the power to melt armor and to produce beauty in the midst of hatred’ I’ve been labeled as a listener since childhood because I always took more pleasure in listening to what others had to … [Read more…]

‘I Choose to Be Real’ #1000Speak for Compassion

‘I Choose to Be Real’ -#1000Speak for Compassion ‘The best way to show someone that you care for them is to accept them for who they are.’ I’m sure you must have heard or read words similar to the above a several times by now. I’m sure you must have nodded in approval every single time. … [Read more…]

#1000Speak: Compassion begins at Home

‘Compassion begins at Home’ -#1000Speak for Compassion β€œTo care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.” ― Tia Walker Last week, the world celebrated the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day which I had wanted to write about, but couldn’t. So, here are my thoughts regarding the same: I live … [Read more…]

#1000Speak for Compassion: How to stay connected during a disagreement?

‘How to stay connected during a disagreement?’ -#1000Speak for Compassion It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one destiny, affects all indirectly.–Martin Luther King Jr To start with, it’s important to understand … [Read more…]

Existence of Compassion: Nature Vs Nurture

‘Do you believe compassion is simply in our nature or must it be nurtured to thrive?’ -#1000Speak for Compassion The eternal debate of Nature Vs Nurture has given birth to an even more intriguing debate of whether we are born with compassion or our environment decides our compassion level. To start with- What is compassion? … [Read more…]