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Objectives
• Participants will become familiar with
   the scientific research on altruism,
   prosocial behavior, and com...
Objectives
• Participants will be able to identify
  three emotional qualities that must be
  developed for compassion to ...
4 things you can do to be happy
The Scientific
        Study
of Compassion
An unlikely
observation
Prosocial
Behavior
Careful




          Trusting
Insights from
Tibetan Buddhism
…a distinct emotion
…increased focus
…loving kindness
The journey to
become more
compassionate…
Emotional
Control
A Moral Base
Empathy
Parenting toward Compassion
Benefits
Cautions
Integrating
 Compassion into
Wellness Programs
John Weaver, Psy.D.

                                               Psychologist
                                         ...
Compassion(Wl)
Compassion(Wl)
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Compassion is associated with deep and lasting happiness. Helping others is a source of rich life satisfaction.

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  1. 1.                       m e s t Ta m p                                                            
  2. 2. Objectives • Participants will become familiar with the scientific research on altruism, prosocial behavior, and compassion. 2. Participants will understand the unique insights into compassion as a distinct emotional state from the perspective of Tibetan Buddhist studies.
  3. 3. Objectives • Participants will be able to identify three emotional qualities that must be developed for compassion to emerge. • Participants will be able to apply practical tools for the development of compassion as part of a wellness program to increase real happiness.
  4. 4. 4 things you can do to be happy
  5. 5. The Scientific Study of Compassion
  6. 6. An unlikely observation
  7. 7. Prosocial Behavior
  8. 8. Careful Trusting
  9. 9. Insights from Tibetan Buddhism
  10. 10. …a distinct emotion
  11. 11. …increased focus
  12. 12. …loving kindness
  13. 13. The journey to become more compassionate…
  14. 14. Emotional Control
  15. 15. A Moral Base
  16. 16. Empathy
  17. 17. Parenting toward Compassion
  18. 18. Benefits
  19. 19. Cautions
  20. 20. Integrating Compassion into Wellness Programs
  21. 21. John Weaver, Psy.D. Psychologist The Healthy Thinking Initiative 2717 N. Grandview Blvd. #303 Waukesha, WI 53188 jweaver@preventingdepression.com (262) 544-6486 available at the conference bookstore or at www.outskirtspress.com/preventingdepression

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