Reflections on Life Thus Far

My life. My story: Exploring mental health, spirituality, meditation & random thoughts I have

Joan Halifax on Compassion and Empathy


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. 


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.

2 thoughts on “Joan Halifax on Compassion and Empathy

  1. “lotuses in a sea of fire”…hmm. women are certainly important. and lotus-y. i wonder what you think men would be in this metaphor? are they the sea of fire? are they something else? are they, too, lotuses?

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