Welcome to The Compassion Initiative Podcast Series. This Podcast series features Dr Stan Steindl and Dr James Kirby, both Clinical Psychologists. Stan and James are the co-founders of The Compassion Initiative. The podcast series is a relaxed informal ongoing conversation between Stan and James about issues related to compassion. You can access and subscribe to the Podcast on our website: www.thecompassioninitiative.com.au
10 guiding principles for living a compassionate life
I’ve read, thought, talked, and written a lot about compassion, and so in this episode I wanted to give you 10 guiding principles for living a compassionate life, drawing not least on the work of Professor Paul Gilbert and compassion focused therapy!
If you are interested in compassion or compassion focused therapy, check out The Gifts of Compassion from your favourite online bookstore.
Greek tragedy, shame and compassion: What can that tell us?
Something you'd never guess about me is that I love the Greek tragedies! Agamemnon and his family, Hippolytus, Phaedra and Theseus, and, of course, Oedipus, his father and mother. And the main themes of the Greek tragedies? Love, loss, power, pride…and shame. Let's think about shame from the point of view of the Greek tragedies, and consider where compassion might fit in.
Podcast 22: James and Stan compassion jam - research, therapy, conferences
Over a year has past since the last TCI podcast, but James and Stan are back with a new episode, jamming about all things compassion: compassion research, compassion focused therapy, and upcoming compassion conferences, not least, the UQ Compassion Symposium. That's a lot of compassion! Let us know your thoughts!!
Self-criticism! Forms, functions and an alternative.
What is self-criticism? Well, it comes in different forms and has different functions. And perhaps there is an alternative approach. Find out more here!
Is compassion focused therapy a third wave cognitive-behavioural therapy?
Compassion focused therapy, or CFT, is often considered one of the "third wave CBT" therapies. This video will ask, "Is CFT a third wave CBT?" And the answer may surprise you. I am very keen to hear your thoughts, comments, and disagreements!
Compassion leaves a trail: The compassionate wisdom of Star Wars
Episode 8 of Compassion 180: Three Minute Gifts of Compassion.
I am a lover of Star Wars! And every time I watch something new from the Star Wars universe I also learn something new! This time some compassionate wisdom from the recent Obi Wan Kenobi series!
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