Learning to Live with More Compassion

2018-03-12T22:07:10+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: karuna news|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Practicing compassion in your everyday life is just that: a practice. It takes patience, focus and energy. While we all approach it in unique ways, learning to live with more compassion is always an active state of being. Compassion is also the definition of the word karuna. It's not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ mentality, neither is it an effort to [...]

4 Natural Ways to Relieve Stress This Season

2018-03-12T22:04:31+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , |

The hectic nature of the holidays usually has us craving natural ways to relieve stress in our lives. We’re always focusing on the next task at hand, whether it’s an urgent errand we have to run or plans we've made with a friend or an end-of-the-year project at work that needs completing. The expression ‘there’s never [...]

2 Reasons Why Karuna Means Compassion

2018-03-12T22:03:05+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , |

Simply put, Karuna means compassion. From a Buddhist perspective, the most common translation for the word karuna is in fact, compassion! This focus on compassion is active sympathy for those around us; it’s also a practice that is tested and strengthened over time. This definition of compassion isn’t limited to one area or element of our [...]