When I asked one of the Mum’s if she could write something about her experience of developing as a compassionate parent, I was blown away by what she wrote and how she tells us that compassion acts as a container for her difficult emotions that...

At the core of Resilient Minds Workshops and psychotherapeutic practice is Compassionate Mind Training. This is a way of training our minds to be at their most helpful by develop certain skills and qualities.  This then helps us to relate to our difficult feelings -...

One way to get compassion into society is to embed it into the education system, not only in terms of teaching and learning but in assessment too.  This is equivalent to the kind of institutional endorsement that roots compassion right down  into the system - provided  institution-relevant...

This blog is an inspirational insight into the powerful possibilities compassion can bring.  It is a piece from Rony Berger, Senior Clinical Psychologist, speaking about the Call to Care Programme.  This shows us the true power of compassionate initiatives even in the most hostile of...

Dr Frances Maratos, Reader in Emotion Science at the University of Derby discusses the importance of compassion and why it could be crucial in schools.   What are compassion based initiatives? The compassion based approach was originally developed for individuals suffering with affective disorders (e.g. depression,...