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Offering Support to Others

It’s natural that when we see people we care about going through challenges, we want to help. But sometimes we stop ourselves from reaching out—we’re worried that we might say the wrong thing, worried we might not be able to offer enough help to matter, worried we might make things worse. The truth is that there are so many ways we can help each other through hard times, and the most important one is being present with what you have, where you are, with those who are suffering. There are many strategies that can bolster our confidence to help when others ask, and many different skills we can learn to help listen deeply, show compassion, and be there for each other in constructive, meaningful ways.

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Simon Sinek’s Life Advice Will Change Your Future

Simon Sinek’s Life Advice Will Change Your Future.

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What to Say (and Not Say) to Comfort Someone Who’s Lost a Loved One

How can you comfort someone who’s lost a loved one, experienced a tragedy, or is coping with bad news?

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Thich Nhat Hanh on Compassionate Listening | Super Soul Sunday | Oprah Winfrey Network

Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh says listening can help end the suffering of an individual, put an end to war and change the world for the better. Watch as he explains how to practice compassionate listening.

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How to Connect with Depressed Friends | Bill Bernat

Learn some dos and don'ts for talking to people living with depression and handle your next conversation with grace and maybe a bit of humor.

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Being Present When a Loved One Is Suffering

Jeff Foster talks about healing in the deeper sense of the word-the present-moment remembrance of wholeness. He talks about how to sit with someone who is in pain, and invites us to stop trying to fix ourselves and others, and to start trusting the mysteries of healing.

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Baby Cardiac Patient Dances along with Pediatric Tech Everyday in the Hospital—GMA Digital

Blake Sheffer was down due to not being able to move around but his spirits were lifted thanks to technician Quanda Riles and her dance moves. Subscribe to GMA's YouTube page: https://bit.ly/2Zq0dU5 Visit Good Morning America's homepage: https://www.goodmorningamerica.

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Dr. Maya Angelou: “Be a Rainbow in Someone Else’s Cloud” - Oprah’s Master Class - OWN

After hearing a 19th-century African-American song, Dr. Maya Angelou has never forgotten one important lyric: God put a rainbow in the clouds. Watch as Dr.

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How to Help a Friend Feeling Suicidal

A suicidal person may not ask for help, but that doesn't mean that help isn't wanted. If you have a friend or family member who is feeling suicidal, here are some advice on what you could do. .

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The NBA Player Fighting for LGBTQ Equality

After Reggie Bullock’s sister, Mia, a trans woman, was tragically murdered in 2014, Reggie made it his mission to spread awareness about issues facing the LGBTQ community.

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Being an Abandoned Child | Brendan Maguire | TEDxNSCCWaterfront

Brendan’s community became his home when he moved from house to house after his parents left him with his three brothers and a sister when he was 4 at a shopping mall. They never came back.

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