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The power of Ohm: How 30 days of meditation changed my life - CultureMap Austin

The power of Ohm: How 30 days of meditation changed my life - CultureMap Austin | Compassion | Scoop.it

The power of Ohm: How 30 days of meditation changed my life by Dr. Kristin Neff, an associate professor at The University of Texas. Dr. Neff has done a lot of work around meditation and self-compassion.

Laurie Sense's insight:

Lack of self-compassion creates a lot of our depression and anxiety. People who score high on tests of self-compassion have less depression and anxiety and tend to be happier and more optimistic.

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When I began to practice meditation on compassion, I found that my sense of isolation began to diminish, while at the same time my personal sense of empowerment began to grow...I began to see the well-being of others as the foundation of my own peace of mind - Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche


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Michael Goodman's curator insight, January 11, 2014 11:25 AM

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