The Healing Power of Compassion and Compassion Focused Therapy

Compassion is defined as deep, genuine sympathy for those who are suffering, including ourselves, coupled with a desire to help alleviate this suffering. Research is showing that having feelings of compassion has very positive benefits for our mental and physical health. It is found to put the human mind at ease, alleviate fears and insecurities, […]

Reversing the National Decline of Empathy in Our Youth

          “I don’t care” seems to be a growing mantra among our youth. Sadly it seems empathy is on declined in our country.  A review of 72 studies by a University of Michigan psychologist compared students from 1979 with those of 2009 and found that 40% fewer would agree with statements […]