Joan Halifax on Compassion's Edge States and Caring Better
December 26, 2013
It's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the bad news and horrific pictures in the world. This is a form of empathy, Joan Halifax says, that works against us. The Zen abbot and medical anthropologist has bracing, nourishing thoughts on finding buoyancy rather than burnout in how we work, live, and care.
Radio Show/Podcast - (mp3, 51:06)
Unedited Interview - Joan Halifax (mp3, 91:36)
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Author: Joan HalifaxPublisher: Shambhala (2008)
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