Evan Harrel - Give compassion a try.Aug 20, 2021
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This week's wisdom comes from Evan Harrel, co-founder of the Center for Compassionate Leadership. Tune into the entire conversation here.
[Evan] I would say that, and it ties into something you already said, this [compassion] is innate to all of us.
We see in children younger than two years of age, acts of compassion towards other children and towards adults. We've had this capacity from the very beginning. It can be trained. It can be developed.
And in fact, early epigenetic studies suggest that we can even affect ourselves not just on the neurological level through compassion practices but on the genetic level through compassion practices to become more compassionate.
This is what the world needs today. It is not an exaggeration to say we face an existential threat and compassion, I believe, is the answer. And I would encourage anyone who has even the slightest hint of wanting to pursue it, to go for it.
Evan just shared a perspective on compassion that is easily understood and executed. How are you living into compassion today?
Scott Perry, Chief Difference-Maker at Creative on Purpose.
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