Compassion in Rwandan Refugee Camps

Noticing Compassion at a Refugee Camp – Rwanda Part 1

By Sara Schairer | September 9, 2019

When I was invited by the nonprofit organization, Alight, to help figure out how to unleash compassion within refugee camps, I couldn’t say no. Our world is…

How to Curb Workplace Burnout with Self-Compassion

By Sara Schairer | September 9, 2019

  Deadlines, back-to-back meetings, overflowing inboxes – oh my! While they might not be lions, tigers, or bears, the anxiety you might feel from workplace demands…

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2018 Compassion It Highlights

By Sara Schairer | January 12, 2019

1 – Burrell & I led our first two-day training, and it was FANTASTIC…and FUN! In December 2018, we had the honor of designing and leading…

Compassion in Prison? THAT Takes Courage.

By Sara Schairer | November 26, 2018

Yay for Giving Tuesday!  Do you believe in the work we do at Compassion It? Please consider supporting our efforts through your one-time donation or by…

What Happens When Compassion Meets Competition?

By Sara Schairer | June 6, 2018

(Check out the above video about our experience! Hats off to High Tech High student Tatianna Steiner for editing the video.) I teamed up with Gary Ware…

Introducing Compassion It to Baltimore Youth

By Sara Schairer | May 3, 2018

I’m THRILLED to announce a brand-new initiative! In honor of our mission to inspire compassionate actions and attitudes, we have created the Compassion It Community Outreach…

How Compassion Prevented a School Shooting

By Sara Schairer | February 28, 2018

On Feb. 7, 2018, I received an email from a Compassion It community member that moved me to tears. This note had even more meaning a week…

13 Compassion It Highlights from ’17

By Sara Schairer | December 29, 2017

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…

Healing Holiday Grief with Compassion

By Sara Schairer | December 13, 2017

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…

A Refugee Takes Refuge in Compassion

By Sara Schairer | November 27, 2017

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…

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