Six Habits of Highly Compassionate People
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Compassion can be understood as a mental state of cognitive recognition of suffering, with an emotional feeling, and a desire to do something to end that suffering.
Everyone of us has some level of compassion built in, but no one was taught in school how to intentionally strengthen such inner skills.
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