This clip features Professor Robert Thurman breaking down the idea of why you should love your enemy, and how this benefits both self and others.
Love comes in a variety of flavors as our life experience can attest to. However, beneath whatever form love takes on the surface of our human existence. It’s the unshakeable, unconditional form of this feeling that many of us are after. Through a variety of mindfulness exercises for love and compassion, we come into greater resonance with this powerful force of love that rests at the core of each of us. And so, we have come up with 8 mindfulness exercises for love and compassion.
From trauma and depression to anger and contempt, a variety of human experiences act as invitations for us to deepen our sense of the transformative power to love your enemy. As we open our hearts to this broader way of viewing ourselves, our pasts, and those around us, our experience of compassion grows and our life transforms in infinite ways.