Even small acts of kindness and compassion toward other humans or animals not only brings them happiness and makes us feel good too, but also considerably improves our health, including the health of our heart. Watch this talk by David Hamilton, PhD, to learn the scientific reasons why.
Many experts agree that people who adopt a new companion animal should try their best to clear their schedules the first few days following the animal’s arrival. Not only can pets benefit from the comfort of being cared for by a loving parent after spending time in an animal shelter, but they require attention to be properly housebroken and trained so they don’t become a public nuisance. It’s clear that spending time with your fur-baby is in your pet’s best interest — but it’s also in your employer’s best interest, too. Read more here ... and here ... and here ...
Compassion is complete understanding. If I have compassion, then I will give you what you need as best I can with no conditions. I will not put you in a box. I will let you be free, and I won’t place expectations on you. All beneficial activities come from compassion. On top of that, we can build the notion of love, the notion of kindness. Compassion is how the universe works, how people work, how your friendships work. But to really understand compassion, you must first show all these things to yourself. Read more here ...