Joan Halifax on Compassion and Empathy October 7, 2012 by Natalya 2 Comments Joan Halifax on Compassion and Empathy Joan Halifax, Buddhist practitioner, speaks on compassion and empathy’s role in our lives. TED video accompanies the transcript. Share this:TwitterPinterestEmailGoogleRedditFacebookTumblrLike this:Like Loading... Related Author: Natalya Blogging my thoughts and feelings about mostly mental health, meditation and spirituality(non religious). Hoping to connect with other interesting people in the blogosphere. *The name is Russian and is my pseudonym.