Episode cover of 02: Spiritual Wellness - the Science of Compassion with Carol Beck

02: Spiritual Wellness - the Science of Compassion with Carol Beck

Healthy Home Take Control

  • 03/04/2021
  • 33 min

About this Episode

Compassion is one of the most fundamental parts of being human, but not all of us practice it. While it’s a natural behavior, not everyone utilizes it in their day to day life. Today’s guest, Carol Beck is the Associate Director of The Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics.  The Compassion Center focusing on teaching students and other individuals how to practice compassion and kindness in every area of life. It teaches how to cultivate compassion, systems thinking, as well as attention training, trauma informed curriculum and so much more. Tune into this episode to learn more about The Compassion Centers mission to globalize a culture of compassion and the benefits the practice of compassion can have in your life.  Show Highlights:  What is the compassion center and what they do  How Compassion is structured and programs they offer  Practical teachings integrating into courses  Why you have to have strength and put yourself first to practice compassion  What makes empathy a building block for compassion  Recognizing our common humanity and inner-dependence  What is empathy fatigue  The importance of scaling our expectations to reality and recognizing limitations  The Fight, Flight, Freeze mode Helping people recognize their own need for compassion How faith traditions come into play with compassion  The 21 Day Compassion Challenge  The benefits you see in your daily life from practicing compassion  Links:  Visit Wellness Within Your Walls -https://wellnesswithinyourwalls.com/10-step-approach/ Compassion Shift - https://compassionshift.emory.edu Compassion Based Ethics at Emory University - http://www.dalailama.emory.edu/ Sponsors: We'd like to thank today's sponsor, The Bill Lowe Gallery, for their support of this show. Click here to visit their website.