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Mindfulness and Compassion. Understanding trauma in young people.

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Finding inspiration in the mundane.


Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life.

The evening beam that smiles the clouds away,

and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.

Lord Byron

When we take a mindful attitude towards living it can add so much to the enjoyment of our daily lives. It allows us to see, and fully appreciate the wonders that make up the world around us. Continue reading


Compassion: a brief introduction.


Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.

Without them humanity cannot survive.

The fourteenth Dalai Lama.

In the media we seem to hear almost as much about compassion as we do about mindfulness.

Every time there is a natural disaster the newspapers express concern about compassion fatigue.

The Dalai Lama is held up as a great example of what it is to be truly compassionate.

So what exactly is compassion?

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