Tag Archives: Paul Gilbert

When relationships blow up [this is the research that helps me]

Sometimes it happens. Relationships blow up. We get triggered and make a mess of things. That certainly happened to me recently.  I didn’t mean for it to happen (we never do, generally). The trigger snuck up on me, hijacked me and threw my friend and I into disarray. What helps navigate the turmoil? More of […]

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Healing Power of Compassion in Men’s Lives ~ Edward Adams

Dr. Edward Adams talks about how to elicit men’s compassion towards themselves and others. I met Ed Adams at a Compassion Focused Therapy workshop led by Paul Gilbert.  This post was previously published in the Good Men Project.  Post reprinted with permission from Edward Adams. Ben was a wounded man. His wife divorced him to marry […]

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Research: Using Virtual Reality to Embody Compassion

Are you a gamer?  Maybe you like solitaire or mahjong or tetris or bejeweled?  Or maybe you like to immerse yourself in some of the more elaborate stories and games developed by the billion dollar game industry. Research has also shown that how we represent the body in our minds is extremely plastic – meaning […]

What Makes a Compassionate Man?

What Makes a Compassionate Man? By Kozo Hattori | April 1, 2014 | reblogged from Greater Good Science Center  http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/what_makes_a_compassionate_man What does it take to foster compassion in men? To find out, Kozo Hattori interviewed scientific and spiritual experts. I remember being a very compassionate child. While watching The Little House on the Prairie, I […]

How to Turn Your Brain from Anger to Compassion – Paul Gilbert

article by Paul Gilbert reposted from The Greater Good Sept 4, 2013 Paul is one of my teachers who founded Compassion -Focused Therapy  For a video of a Science of a Meaningful Life presentation by Paul Gilbert, the author of Mindful Compassion Attention is like a spotlight—whatever it shines on becomes brighter in the mind. This […]

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