Why Kindness Matters Right Now | Omega

With pandemic fears, protests, and policing issues at the forefront, nearly everyone is feeling stressed. Kindness can help. Here is some inspiration from Omega teachers on ways to cultivate kindess every day. 

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    Kindness as a Fuel for Effective Action

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    Inspiring Change

    Lovingkindness creates happiness and inspires change, says meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg. "If we look at a time that we've received someone's kindness, or we were kind in return, that's when we're actually happy."
  • Article

    It's Cool to Be Kind to Yourself

    Being Kind to Yourself

    Self-compassion is the practice of treating yourself as you would treat the dearest person in your life. Being kinder to yourself make you happier and healthier, according to evidence from a growing number of self-compassion practices.
  • Article

    Being Kind Won’t Make You Weak

    Kindness Can Be Strong

    Therapist Michelle Becker dispels a common myth that compassion and kindness are weak. She says they actually give us emotional resources and resilience.
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    Video

    Compassion Can Change the World

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    The Key Ingredient To Healing Discord

    Thupten Jinpa, the principal translator for the Dalai Lama for more than three decades, offers his unique perspective on the teachings and the real-time applications of compassion.
  • Selfless Compassion

    Acting with compassion is not doing good because we think we ought to, according to the teachings of Ram Dass. It's being drawn to action by heartfelt passion and working with others in a selfless way.
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    10 Ways To Bring Lovingkindness Into Your Day

    A Daily Lovingkindness Practice

    Psychologist and beloved meditation teacher Tara Brach suggests 10 ways to bring a powerful lovingkindness practice into your day and help see the goodness of the people in your life.