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Tough compassion — here’s what it is and why you need to practice it

Most of us think of "compassion" as something that's soft and feel good. But that approach doesn't work in tough moments or in tough conversations. Writer Elizabeth Svoboda shares the benefits of "tough compassion" and how to use it in your relationships.
Posted Jun 2021

How to be kinder to yourself

People who have greater levels of self-compassion tend to be more motivated, less lazy, and more successful over time. But just as important, they like themselves, even when they fall short. Psychologist Susan David explains how you can cultivate this quality.
Posted Feb 2020

What the Dalai Lama can teach us about living well

He may seem a surprising source for business advice, but, argues Daniel Goleman, the Dalai Lama is both a futurist and a visionary.
Posted Sep 2015