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The Science of Compassion
Thursday, November 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Recent discoveries in neuroscience show that compassion is both an innate capacity rooted in our care system and a skill that can be deliberately trained, practiced, and strengthened. Explore the science of compassion and try out evidence-based compassion practices that can help you respond to the challenges of life with more courage, clarity, and ease.
Presented by :: Laura Banks
Laura Banks is honored to be a Certified Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT) Instructor, dual-certified by Compassion Institute and Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE). While raising a family around the world, she has witnessed how meeting the challenges of life with compassion can greatly reduce suffering and transform the very things people thought would break them into the most resilient and beautiful parts of who they are. This powerful combination of training and personal experience shape Laura’s commitment to strengthen her own and others’ capacity to thrive, especially through the cultivation of compassion. You can learn more about Laura and her work at www.lauralbanks.com.