A lack of consensus or approval defines a disagreement. Disagreements are a part of the human experience and often begins the moment we learn to speak the word “no” as toddlers. Expressing our differing opinions with others can be healthy, leading to amazing breakthroughs and change. As the great Mahatma Gandhi says “honest disagreement is … Read more3 Steps to Compassionate Disagreements
There is a call to action associated with compassion unlike its close relatives, empathy or sympathy. Because it calls us to act in a helping manner, compassion can drain us. This is especially the case when situations call us to action frequently or repetitively. In fact, there is a name for this: Compassion Fatigue. We’ll … Read moreWhat to do When Compassion Becomes Draining
One of the most useful skills we can cultivate in this day and age is the ability to patiently listen and connect with someone who holds a different belief, or opinion than our own. There have been a series of major events this year that embody the clear division that exists between families, communities, and … Read more3 Aspects of Compassionate Disagreement
When someone asks “how are you”, do they really care? Is the response we give authentic or honest or caring? In the middle of a pandemic, there is no more important first question to ask our family, coworkers, friends or neighbors. In the grip of fear that people are experiencing, a little caring goes a … Read moreHow Are You?
Staying healthy and caring during this pandemic time is a must to emerge strong. At Unified Caring Association (UCA), we care about you. We care about your health, safety and well-being., UCA has a broad set of benefits that can help you and others during this time. We want to put a spotlight on three … Read moreStaying Healthy and Caring- UCA Member Benefits That Help Right Now
Recognizing that self-care is a necessity is important for our health. Take yourself on a walk, eat a nutritious diet, and take time to connect with others. But self-care has another facet, it also involves nurturing our mental and emotional hearts. We at Unified Caring Association (UCA) have been reading articles written by HeartMath™ about … Read moreSelf-Care Through Heart Care