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Led well. Opened with welcome and inviting participants to share any compassion skills experiences since last session a week ago. With safe space established, several shared ( Joe and Jennifer) Segued nicely into question of any formal practices folks instituted and found helpful. Charles and Cliff offered several, along with Kuany's sharing his deeper understanding of empathic concern v empathic distress.
Explained the skill Compassion well, using the definition slide #4, sharing facilitation of this slide and definition with Imad. Invitation to share and several did.
No activities explained or shared. NA
Introduction slides and explanation of how each skill has been building on the previous leading to deeper understanding of self compassion and developing deeper understanding of compassion to others, the importance of impartialitiy and common humnaity, forgivieness and gratitude. Kuany did a good job of being open to this important dynamic in the group.
NA....ran out of time....
Need to be a little more conscious of time so as to include some of the exercises along with the received knowledge but I loved how he kept the "floor" open to sharing from others.