In the season of giving thanks, we'll talk about what it means to be compassionate, and how, and if, one can foster compassion in oneself or in others.
- Vaishali Mamgain, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Economics and the Director at the BCB Center for Compassion, University of Southern Maine
- Sara Ewing-Merrill is a co-pastor at HopeGateWay in Portland. She also serves as Executive Director and co-founder of Greater Portland Family Promise
- Penthea Burns is a senior Associate at the Cutler Institute and Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine.
- Kimberly Post is a Community-Based Learning Director, and Engagement Coordinator at the Center for Sustainable Communities at Saint Joseph’s College
- What Is Compassion and How Can It Improve My Life?
- Compassion Can Be Trained
- Can compassion have economic benefits?
- Why Self-Compassion Works Better Than Self-Esteem
- How Wealth Reduces Compassion
- Why Compassion Is a Better Managerial Tactic than Toughness
- "Common-enemy thinking is tearing a diverse nation apart"
- Compassion versus empathy
- The Hidden Power of Assuming Positive Intent