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.
Jules Shuzen Harris
Jules Shuzen Harris is a psychotherapist and Zen teacher, founder, and abbot of Soji Zen Center in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. Based on his decades of experience working with Zen students and psychotherapy clients, he has created a powerful method that combines the rigor of Zen practice, psychological insights of early Buddhism, and tools from a contemporary psychotherapeutic method known as "Mind-Body Bridging." Harris is the first African-American to have received transmission in the Soto Zen tradition.
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.