Compassion is such an important part of being fully present to all aspects of your being. So I am posting this wonderful, although a little “heady” talk by an expert in the field of mind-body psychology and neuroscience. Stephen Porges speaks about how compassion is only a characteristic of higher order beings, mammals. He also explains why we can’t be compassionate when we are feeling defensive and resonating with our fears.
Exploring the Art and Practice of Being Present