Watch these videos about the beauty of compassion in action.
Bring awareness to your breath as you listen to the music. When you breathe in, imagine receiving a big warm, loving hug from a very loving person. When you breathe out, send love and well-wishes to someone that you feel compassion for or needs some support or love.
EMPATHY, KINDNESS & FORGIVENESS
"Small acts done with great love can change the world."
Compassion. n. the feeling that arises when you are confronted with another’s
suffering and feel motivated to relieve that suffering.
Empathy is our ability to take the perspective of and understand the emotions of another person, compassion is when those feelings and thoughts include the desire to help. It is the ability to see others through eyes of love. To be a member of the L Force is to allow oneself to feel compassion, and to choose to act on it -
caring for others with all of one's heart, mind, and actions.
Try out any of these arts-based activities to engage students in empathy.