Paul Gilbert

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Does the Charter for Compassion get us closer to doing unto others as we would want them to do unto us?

Last month RTÉ showed a programme called Divorcing God. Its theme was whether the decline in Catholic religious practice in Ireland was depriving soci(...)

‘Our competitive, dynamic society is pushing out compassion on all kinds of levels, moving us away from ways that facilitate our wellbeing,’ says psychologist Prof Paul Gilbert

Paul Gilbert, author of the best-selling self-help book Overcoming Depression, and, more recently, The Compassionate Mind, wants people to wake up to (...)

We met on a train heading to Dublin. It was 16 years since I had seen her. She remembered last seeing me just after the birth of her first child. And (...)