Us-Feeling How compassion helps against prejudice
- Study: Nyla R. Branscombe and Michael J. A. Wohl: “Forgiveness and Collective Guilt Assignment to Historical Perpetrator Groups Depend on Level of Social Category Inclusiveness”
- Book: Kristin Neff: “Selbstmitgefühl. Wie wir uns mit unseren Schwächen versöhnen und uns selbst der beste Freund werden” (Self-Compassion. How to Reconcile with Our Weaknesses and Become Our Own Best Friend)
- You can find more stories for an even stronger feeling of community here as well as here.
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