Dr. Carrie Demers states that compassion is not about rescuing ourselves or others from the pain of suffering, but rather is the capacity to hold an empathetic space so there is room to heal. She explains how our efforts to simply push pain away are usually unhelpful, and how true healing begins when we can examine ourselves with compassion and see how our habitual actions may be affecting our health. Learn how she uses compassion to help patients move toward their own healing.

This video is an excerpt from the livestream Self-Compassion as a Spiritual Practice: Using Yoga and Ayurveda to Cultivate Kindness

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