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Compassion is Natural. So Why Is It So Hard for Us?

The short answer: Fear inhibits our natural compassionate instinct.

What Tibet Can Teach the West about Self-Worth

Once you have that kind of ability to relate to your own situation with kindness, says Thupten Jinpa, it creates a kind of a reservoir of strength and resilience so that you have plenty to draw from.

The Science of Compassion: Kindness Is a Fundamental Human Trait

Thupten Jinpa explains how recent advances in neuroscience have allowed for a better understanding of the science of compassion.