A Cycle Of Healing

No matter how we feel, we do not have the right to hurt others in order to make ourselves feel better.  We cannot improve our emotional, psychological, or spiritual state by destroying someone else’s.  Hurt does not fix hurt.  Doing someone else harm does not take away our pain.  It does not heal our injuries. …

Empathy And Companionship

Quite often, when someone else is suffering, we assume they need what we would need if we were in the same situation.  However, we all deal with suffering differently.  We all need different things, at least on a superficial level, when we are struggling with life’s difficulties.  But, deep down, we all want to know…

Expansive Adversity

Adversity has the potential to give us empathy. If we allow it to, it can help us to see the world in a whole new light.  Experiencing our own fragility and vulnerability helps us to see how fragile and vulnerable others are. This experience, if we are conscious enough and willing enough, can actually increase…