"Compassion from the Buddhist perspective is about selflessness, it's not about self. But before you can practice compassion with others you have to make friends with yourself."
How to have a compassionate heart, one that connects deeply with others and also offer loving-kindness to self. This is a conversation about vulnerability, compassion, meditation and healing between two master healers Leah Guy and Melissa Moore, comtemplative psychologist.
Discover the difference between Mitri and selfishness.
Learn best practices for mindfulness and meditation.
Get insight on how to be more vulnerable and intimate with yourself and others.
And how to be less aggressive with self on the path of healing.
Melissa Moore, PhD, is an educator and has dedicated her life to teaching Buddhism and Contemplative Psychology. She has a master’s degree from Naropa University in Contemplative Psychotherapy and a PhD from California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco in Psychological Anthropology. She has been a student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche since the age of 25 and has been a senior teacher in the Shambhala community for the past 30 years.
Melissa is co-founder of Karuna Training, a certification in Contemplative Psychology, which has been offered as a cohort training since 1996 in eight countries: DE, NL, FR, AU, PO, SP, UK, and USA. Melissa has been teaching Contemplative Psychology in Karuna for the past 27 years all over the United States, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. She is currently the executive director of Karuna North America.
To find out more about Leah's work, visit her website.
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