Compassion for Emotional Regulation

Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) has been gathering data on the effects of their 8-week compassion training program on their participants. In this video, Thumpten Jinpa, author of A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives, shares the study results. He shares the effect that compassion has had on the ability to regulate emotions.

Curious, for those of you that have read Chapter 8: Cultivate Compassion in Onward and completed the 31 activities for cultivating compassion in The Onward Workbook, have you noticed a change in your ability to regulate your emotions?