It’s December, it’s winter and the year is ending. A good time to reflect on 2010, what’s happened and what I hope for 2011. I’m being aided by Reverb10, a worldwide network of people currently reflecting on 2010. The website is live for December only, and provides prompts for you to reflect upon. So thanks … Continue reading Reflecting on 2010
Is compassion something you are born with, or can you learn to become more compassionate? New research suggests that compassion can be both taught, and learned. Richard Davidson and associate scientist Antoine Lutz studied the brain scans of 16 monks and 16 control subjects. All were asked to practise a special compassion meditation whilst undergoing … Continue reading Can compassion be learned?