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Want to “Compassion It”? Opt to Act with REI

By Sara Schairer | November 26, 2019

In 2015, retail and outdoor recreation services giant REI created a brilliant campaign to get people off of their phones and computers and into the world.…

Embracing YESvember

Embracing the Month of YESvember

By Sara Schairer | November 5, 2019

Ready to end the year on high note? Why not change NOvember into YESvember, and see what happens. Why say “yes”? Saying yes isn’t easy. When…

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How We Unleashed Compassion at a Refugee Camp – Rwanda Part 3

By Sara Schairer | October 16, 2019

My Compassion It teammate, Burrell Poe, and I joined the organization Alight for a week in Rwanda in order to unleash compassion within the healthcare system at…

Welcoming Refugees with Empathy – Rwanda Part 2

By Sara Schairer | October 16, 2019

What are skillful ways to manage the refugee crisis our world faces? As the number of displaced people rises each year, it’s a pressing question that…

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…

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