Compassion Practices

Mindfulness practices are not just about calming the mind. They are also about opening the heart. Lawyers deal with stress, conflict, and suffering on a regular basis. It only makes sense for us to have tools to care for suffering, both our own and that of others, to do our jobs while living happy lives. These posts showcase and explore all that compassion practices, like loving-kindness, tonglen, and RAIN, offer to lawyers professionals.

Which Compassion Cultivation Course Is Best for Lawyers?

Though the studies demonstrating the benefit of compassion practices are no less compelling than those relating to mindfulness, I find that lawyers and professionals are far less familiar with compassion than mindfulness. Perhaps this is because, for cultural reasons, lawyers are more comfortable with the idea of mental focus than they are anything to doContinue reading “Which Compassion Cultivation Course Is Best for Lawyers?”

Why Cultivate Compassion? Because It’s Not the Weight You Carry but How You Carry It.

Founder’s Note: I found Laura where I found a lot of other wonderful people I have never met in person: LinkedIn. She posted great content about compassion and so I connected with her. When she offered a CCT course this spring, I signed up even though it ended the week after I finished Mindful Self-CompassionContinue reading “Why Cultivate Compassion? Because It’s Not the Weight You Carry but How You Carry It.”