Personal Development

Compassion provides meaning, hope, joy, and connection. By cultivating compassion for yourself and others, you'll improve your own life and the lives around you.

We believe compassion is a vital skill that everyone can and should practice. That's why we created programs that suit various schedules, budgets, and levels of expertise.

Scroll down to find the program that will best serve you!

Compassion Training for Busy People

We are offering this in partnership with the Charter for Compassion.

Spend 90 minutes each week connecting with others while you learn about and practice compassion, self-compassion, and mindfulness.

Once a week, you'll have the chance to dedicate an hour and a half to being fully present. You'll be amazed at how time flies! The hour includes breakout discussions, experiential exercises, and brief lessons by Burrell and Sara.

Compassion Cultivation Training®

Mondays 4-6pm PT/Sept. 16-Nov. 4, 2024

We offer this course online through the UCSD Center for Mindfulness

Developed at Stanford University, Compassion Cultivation Training (or CCT) is an 8-week course designed to develop the qualities of compassion, empathy, and kindness for oneself and others. This personal development course combines traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.

Become a Compassion It® Advocate

Join a community that helps you cultivate mindfulness, self-compassion, and compassion for others in your day-to-day life.

The Advocate program gives you your monthly dose of compassion, including Compassion It wristbands and exclusive email lessons and curated content. You'll be invited to monthly Zoom calls with Sara, Burrell, and your fellow Advocates.

FREE 30-Day Compassion It® Challenge

Join thousands from around the world for our 30-Day Compassion It® Challenge! Cultivate compassion through Compassion It's step-by-step approach covering topics of mindfulness, self-compassion, compassion for friends & family, and more. Participants have used this personal development challenge to cultivate compassion in their schools, businesses, college campuses, and even in jails and prison yards!

Take the challenge, and inspire others to practice compassion.

Interested in Workplace Compassion Programs?

We offer wellness trainings that introduce awareness, self-compassion, and compassion to organizations and individuals who battle employee disengagement, burnout, or empathy fatigue.

Led by Stanford-trained compassion educators and highly-experienced executive coaches, our programs will inspire and positively impact you and your organization.

Learn about our programs for organizations here.

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