Love Hate Relationships and the Hidden Bias in Compassion

Have you ever had a love-hate relationship? A recent talk by the Dalai Lama captured on video focuses on defining genuine compassion and touches on the origins of love or hate in a relationship. I embed it here today where I am trying to focus on thoughts of a peaceful future. Compassion is a difficult concept … Continue reading Love Hate Relationships and the Hidden Bias in Compassion

New Role Models for Girls Everywhere

Who are your role models? This year, girls and women have three wonderful new role models. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to, and accepted by, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, for non-violent peace work in women's rights. The peace prize is awarded based on Alfred Nobel's criteria to those "who shall have done the … Continue reading New Role Models for Girls Everywhere