These encounters can leave us feeling overwhelmed and without a clear path forward, forced to make compromises that leave ourselves or others with unmet needs. Is there enough care and compassion to go around? How can we learn to better navigate challenging situations that push and pull our hearts and minds in multiple directions at once?
In this workshop, Director of Naropa’s Cognitive and Affective Science Lab, Jordan Quaglia, PhD, offers an introduction to what he calls compassion-based boundaries, a science-backed framework that provides practical skills for navigating complex interpersonal situations.
Together, you’ll explore:
Why common approaches to compassion sometimes miss the mark
What scientific research has shown about the efficacy of compassion-based boundaries
How to cultivate and apply these boundaries using simple mindfulness-based practices
How compassion can be applied to the intra/interpersonal challenges shared across diverse social situations
Attendees will walk away from this workshop with a new perspective, supportive practices, and practical skills for applying compassion-based boundaries to challenging situations and encounters.
This program is offered live online via Zoom. Zoom meeting link will be provided after registration
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Jordan Quaglia, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Cognitive and Affective Science Laboratory, and Research Director of the Center for the Advancement of Contemplative Education at Naropa University. His research, supported by funding from Mind and Life Institute and John Templeton Foundation, has been featured in leading scientific journals and books, and relies on a range of tools, from neuroscientific measures to virtual reality, to study topics such as mindfulness, compassion, and emotion regulation.
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This is where experiential learning meets academic rigor. Where you challenge your intellect and uncover your potential. Where you discover the work you’re moved to do—then use it to transform our world.
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