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5 Steps to Finding Compassion in Difficult Times

May 09, 2017

There has been a lot of angst in recent months in the United States. Many people are revolving through many different emotions, ranging from extreme anger to extreme joy. There are a few things we need to consider with all of the turmoil going...

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The Bridge to Better Understanding

Apr 27, 2017

The further we go on this trek of Compassionate Diversity®, the more we realize that there’s not just one way of seeing the world. In fact, there are about 7 billion ways of seeing the world.


In order to understand others better, we have...

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...

Apr 20, 2017

We often use the term “mirroring” to describe reflecting someone else's actions or feelings back to them. Mirroring is intended to help us develop empathy for another person - we mirror someone else’s posture or facial...

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Can We Please Stop Saying We're Colorblind?

Apr 18, 2017

(Click here for the FB Live post I did on this topic)

I see a lot of differences in social media posts between my White friends and my Black friends regarding the racial tensions in the United States. Sadly, I'm not surprised. There seems to be...

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Why Does "I'm Right" Mean "You're Wrong"?

Apr 13, 2017

Let’s face it – we live in a very polarized society. All day, we hear scary stories about the spread of disease and how diagnosis is being mishandled. We’re told about tension in our government and accusations of abuse of...

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The Top 4 Ways Compassion Helps Organizations

Apr 04, 2017

Compassion is not a fad. It’s proven science. In a previous blog, I discussed how compassion benefits each of us - by improving our health, growing self-awareness, building confidence, learning different perspectives, and increasing empathy....

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Bias and Beliefs About Equity

Mar 16, 2017

In a previous blog, I suggested that we not be colorblind, but instead, admit that we see color. Colorblindness brings with it a myriad of assumptions:

- that other people are just like me;

- that other people have the same wants, needs, and...

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