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The Surprising Truth About Volunteering

A recent thread on The Student Room asked whether or not it is a good idea to volunteer in a charity shop. Just about every reply focused on the fact that it was good for CV brownie points. In fact, this reason was mentioned far more than those warm, fuzzy … Continue reading

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Being Kind to Oneself Means Being Kind to Others

Being Kind to Oneself Means Being Kind to Others: A Buddhist Approach to Rational Self-Interest, Selflessness, and Altruism Tenzin Dechen Rochard Stipendiary Fellow of the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion Download PDF 1. Loving-kindness When I was a young teenager I was very inspired by a passage from the Bible, … Continue reading

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