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 ... Read More about The Importance of Compassion in Schools
Let’s start off by de-bunking the myths about compassion. Some of my favourite explanations of compassion go like this – airy fairy, kindness, hippy dippy, love, unicorns and stuff like that, total shite, religious shite...you get the picture. Actually, compassion is many things including ... Read More about What is Compassion, anyway?
A Resilient Mind is a mind that knows itself. What on earth does that mean? Well, it means that we have the ability to understand how our brain is constructed, why it does the things it does and why we do the things we do. The mind is a set of patterns in the brain often referred to as the ... Read More about What is a Resilient Mind, anyway?