How to Become a Truly Compassionate Person

There are times in life when our behaviour in a situation causes us to question our compassion. Maybe you’ve had a difficult day and someone gets in your way, or you’ve had yet another fruitless argument with your partner about the same old thing. Regardless, it’s time to start thinking about how to become a more compassionate person. What exactly is a compassionate person? It is a person who listens to those around them and seeks to empathize with their situation to better understand where they’re coming from.

Compassion is a learned behavior, and if you struggle with it, then it just means that you can acknowledge your shortcomings and work on them. Here are a few things you can work on right now to help you become a more compassionate person.

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