What a year it has been! Thanks to so many of you, we have brought Compassion It into homes, workplaces, schools, universities, jails, prisons, and even the United States Senate. Check out our top highlights from this past year: 1 – Inmates joined our 30-Day Compassion It Challenge Thanks to partnerships with the Prison Yoga…

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When I hear Andy Williams sing, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” I cringe. I replace “wonderful” and sing to myself, “It’s the most terrible time of the year.” Is anyone with me? For me and many others, the holidays are not full of joy. They are a stark reminder of those we…

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This powerful and true story of compassion was written by Colette Fitzgerald. An imprisoned refugee asked Colette about her Compassion It wristband, and no one could have predicted what happened next. I live in Austin, Texas, about 25 miles away from a Federal Detention Center. The detention center is like a prison for women from…

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Scroll down for this week’s reflections on compassion for friends and family written by Donovan Correctional Facility inmates. At Compassion It, we envision a day where compassion is practiced by every person, for every person, on every day. When we say every person, we mean EVERY person…including prison inmates. Thanks to partnerships with the nonprofits…

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At Compassion It, we encourage schools and parents to introduce compassion to prevent and curb bullying. Want to bring Compassion It to your school? Here is a FREE lesson plan to guide you: Compassion It Lesson Plan Our reversible wristbands are an easy and tangible tool that make compassion a priority. Point out acts of compassion…

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Scroll down for this week’s reflections on compassion for friends and family written by Donovan Correctional Facility inmates. At Compassion It, we envision a day where compassion is practiced by every person, for every person, on every day. When we say every person, we mean EVERY person…including prison inmates. Thanks to partnerships with the nonprofits…

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Scroll down for this week’s stories/reflections on mindfulness. At Compassion It, we envision a day where compassion is practiced by every person, for every person, on every day. When we say every person, we mean EVERY person…including inmates. Thanks to partnerships with the nonprofits Brilliance Inside and the Prison Yoga Project, we’re honored and thrilled…

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                      Empathy, sympathy, and compassion are three words that many use interchangeably. It’s a legitimate mistake, because these words can be confusing. While these words are near cousins, they are not synonymous with one another. Empathy means that you feel what a person is feeling.  Sympathy means…

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