17 Quotes on Compassion to Elevate Your Life and Others

What makes a person compassionate? Really, the only way to tell is by his or her actions. And those actions come from having an open and giving heart. As world-renowned Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh says, “Compassion is a verb”. Being deeply aware of another person’s suffering and then wishing to relieve that suffering by […]

Why Compassion is Incredible for Your Health

By Jennifer Landis Compassion is a desirable trait, a trait or virtue you want to have and one you look for in others. It’s a bit different from empathy or altruism, because it’s a direct emotional response to another person with the express intent of helping. Empathy is an emotional response, and altruism is an […]

5 Carl Jung Quotes on Self-Awareness for an Authentic Life

Painful emotions burden us. They develop from experience with trauma, loss, rejection, abandonment and failure. When we don’t heal ourselves of these emotional wounds, neurosis can develop. Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung said, “Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.” We suffer and for good reason. Maybe physical or emotional harm happened to us, […]

4 Ways to Conquer Your Subconscious and Unlock Your Potential

By Marlena Stoddard We exist as three-dimensional beings: body, mind, and spirit. Even some of our expressions such as “I am beside of myself” allude to our three components. Many things we say about our “selves” actually refer to our mind and spirit. If any of these three parts of us are out of line, […]

15 Self-love Quotes to Increase Confidence

Could you love yourself more? To fully love and accept ourselves, for most people, is a life-long journey. We see this in the choices we make. Our low self-esteem may have led to our choosing a bad partner, a soul-sucking job, a toxic friend, or debilitating behavior. But it’s okay. We learn and do better, or […]

Words Mean So Much

You must speak straight so that your words may go as sunlight into our hearts. ~Cochise (“like Ironweed”) Chisicahau Chief Did someone ever say something to you that stuck with you years later? Words have the power to raise us up to the highest peak and take us down to the lowest valley. Maybe you’ve […]