Wednesday, November 8, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Hon Ida Chen Room in the James E. Marks Intercultural Center, 3225 Arch Street
Life is full of challenges: personal, professional and political.
Some challenges we welcome; others we wish would just go away. The bad news is
that there’s no remote; we can’t switch to a different challenge. The good news
is that we can befriend ourselves in a way that makes us more resilient and
better able to cope with adversity. The practice of self-compassion is a simple
and powerful way to navigate the challenges that come our way. This is not
selfishness or self-indulgence, but the courage to make friends with reality.