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COMPASSION - it's not what you think

When Dr. Petrina Barson was a medical student, she found that compassion was not emphasised in her training and, at worst, considered dangerous to a doctor’s ability to be objective. She knew that, as a doctor, she didn’t want to lose her compassion to fit the prevailing attitudes, and went on to make a study of compassion, teaching compassion cultivation to both medical students and the broader community.

In this illuminating episode, Petrina busts common misunderstandings around what compassion is, what it is not, addresses resistance to it, the far-reaching benefits of it, and how we can cultivate compassion in ourselves.

Enjoy this episode with heart!

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