Compassion at the Edge: A Revolutionary Approach to Benefitting Others without Burning Out
In this excerpt from Joan Halifax’s new course, Compassion at the Edge, she explains that understanding the difference between empathy and compassion is one of the first steps in learning how we can meet the challenge of helping others with an open heart and mind.
Roger Lipsey is a biographer, art historian, editor, and translator. He is the author of Hammarskjöld: A Life, hailed as the definitive biography of Dag Hammarskjöld; An Art of Our Own: The Spiritual in Twentieth-Century Art; Angelic Mistakes: The Art of Thomas Merton; and most recently Gurdjieff Reconsidered: The Life, the Teachings, the Legacy.
INTRODUCING BALA KIDS
Bala Kids is our new children’s imprint dedicated to inspiring the next generation of thoughtful and compassionate leaders. Bala is Sanskrit for both “child” and “strength” and Bala Kids books give children and their grown-ups access to core values such as resilience, empathy, patience, and responsibility for themselves, their loved ones, and the world around them.