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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.

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Kate InglisKate Inglis

Kate Inglis is an author and photographer living on the South Shore of Nova Scotia. She is the author of numerous YA and children’s books, including The Dread Crew, which was nominated for Hackmatack Children’s Choice and Red Cedar Awards. Kate’s writing through the birth of her twins, subsequent loss, and beyond was internationally recognized and widely shared. In 2008, she founded Glow in the Woods, a groundbreaking online community for bereaved parents that attracted over five million readers within its first five years. Her newest book, Notes for the Everlost: A Field Guide to Grief, releases later this month.

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In the Cool Shade of Compassion
In the Cool Shade of Compassion

Just at the point when the question came into Chuen’s mind, the abbot said to him, “Do not take revenge. It is a good thing that the snake missed you. This indicates that in a previous life you did not kill the snake. Do not create a karmic link. Let the snake go. And extend metta to the snake . . .”

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