Compassion training helps reduce distress
Just two weeks of compassion meditation training may reduce the distress a person feels when witnessing another's suffering.
How your healing touch can take away pain
Holding the hand of your loved one who is in pain will result in diminished pain for your partner.
What does your scratching behaviour say about you?
Scratching may have evolved as a form of social communication which helps alleviate conflict.
Know yourself better to improve your ability to understand others
Through targeted training we can better understand ourselves and ultimately understand others better.
Can painkillers 'kill' your empathy?
Paracetamol may reduce your capacity to feel empathy.
How to master nonviolent communication
When tensions arise at home or in the workplace, nonviolent communication can help all parties connect properly so they can...
Raise kind kids
In a rush to do everything they can for their children, are parents creating more problems than they solve?
Empathy: giving comfort
Empathy is what motivates people support a worthy cause or provide a shoulder to cry on.
Self-promotion might seem to be clever but usually it has negative effects.
Being a switched-off parent
How do you connect with your children and ensure you are setting an example of quality family time in which...
Wolf yawning suggests they may feel empathy.
Are you a sensitive person?
Are you able to pick up on subtle emotional vibes and are particularly attuned to the moods of others? If...
Compassionate communication allows us to use our language in a new way and encourages a more rewarding experience when engaging...
The benefits of lending a helping hand
When it comes to lending a helping hand, you really do get what you give. Altruism, it turns out, is...
Why saying sorry is important
Saying sorry is a powerfully connecting act that can soothe wounds, strengthen relationships and initiate a new beginning.
Nurture your baby through your own touch
The first form of communication for a baby is through the skin. Babies that receive extra touch therapy, on average,...