How Meditation Builds Empathy:

I live in the surf town of Encinitas, California.

Deep within we share common needs, emotions, and human concerns.

Connecting with others’ below-the-surface humanity requires empathy.

It’s your deeper-than-surface being that is able to connect with others’ deeper-than-surface being.

The more accurately you’re in touch with your own bodily sensations, the more you’re able to attune to and understand the inner experience of others.

So, how do you strengthen your insula?

The most efficient way to do this is through the practice of meditation.

Just by sitting still and mindfully breathing for just a few minutes each day, you can improve your ability to resolve conflicts, transform differences, and connect with others.

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