Is Your Fear Holding You Back from Being Compassionate?

Compassion is hard-wired into our brains. And yet as explained in this video, Compassion is Natural. So Why is It So Hard For Us?, our hyper-competitive society has created some fears in us that are keeping us back from being compassionate. Thupten Jinpa, the English translator to the Dalai Lama, discusses these fears in this short video.

Do these fears resonate with you? Which ones are you committed to confronting? Has your focus on compassion this month helped to lesson any of these fears?