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Mindfulness : Living in the Moment – Living in the Breath

“Mind is a flexible mirror, adjust it, to see a better world.”  ― Amit Ray, Mindfulness : Living in the Moment – Living in the Breath. A first of its kind in Pakistan Mindfulness Meditation session was arranged at GGHS, Arian Sukkur by Charter for Compassion Pakistan. The training was arranged for teachers of four schools awarded […]

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A Glimpse into the Sindhi Culture and Human Rights Day Celebration

The first weekend of December 2016 once again marked the true colours of pluralism and mysticism at the heart of Sindh. From the scent of antique wooden curios to the hues of Ajrak, the Sindhi Cultural and Human Rights Daywas filled with old Sindhi culture whose allure dates back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Just […]

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Unsung Heroes

Hero! What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear this word? When someone says hero I imagine Batman with his black cape gloating around city skyline and fighting crime. My younger sister, on the other hand, answers Leonardo DiCaprio to this question. And you have guessed it right, that’s not […]

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Most Tolerant and forgiving Nation In the World

Pakistan is home to one of the most diverse populations in the world. This is the country where exists a wide diversity of culture, traditions and languages. Although nation of Pakistan has been, and still is, facing mighty internal challenges which threaten even its existence and it is often accused of being a fundamentalist and […]

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The Escape

You spend seemingly every waking moment in the office. And, when you do finally manage to escape, you use those precious hours to compulsively refresh your work email. And, the thought of taking a vacation? Just forget about it. The effort and resulting stress involved in being proactive with your workload would completely negate the […]

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Compassion can be Trained

Compassion and altruism—like athletic and academic skills—appear to be traits that are not fixed. Researchers have confirmed that both compassion and altruism can be cultivated with training and practice. The enhancement of compassion through loving kindness meditation creates changes in brain structure linked to increased altruistic behavior. A new study by researchers at the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds […]

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Muhammad Ali: The Compassionate Boxer

“When it comes to love, compassion, and other feelings of the heart, I am rich.”                                                                                        – Muhammad Ali The iconic three-time world heavyweight, Muhammad Ali, died this month. Considered as the world’s greatest boxer, Ali was known and highly praised for his work both inside and outside the ring. Since retiring in 1981, he […]

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Compassion on a Plate

Located in the heart of Karachi, Burns Road is the Holy Grail of Pakistani gastronomy.  Once you arrive, the street throbs with riotous energy, assaulting the senses. All around there is theater. Searing heat from stone ovens is punctuated with loud banter. The air is thick with pungent spices and the sound of sizzling meat […]

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Education Equity Where do we begin with?

Education Equity – Where do we begin with? To learn, children and adolescents need to feel safe and supported. Educators in successful high-poverty schools have long recognized the critical importance of providing a healthy, safe, and supportive classroom and school environment. This means all forms of safety and security while at school — food if […]

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The CfC Compassionate Art Competition 2014

“Art introduced me to Revolution”– Albert Einstein Dream, believe, achieve is the theme we carry; and in order to do that, it is very important to imagine and dream. Children learn best when they use their imagination, so this time around Charter for Compassion, along with English Biscuit Manufacturers brought forward Children Artists ranging from 6 […]