News & Events



2012 Compassion Conference: Where in the World is Compassion?

Friday, March 23 5:30pm and Saturday, March 24 at 8:30am
University of the Incarnate Word, Marian Hall Ballroom (See number 29 on the UIW map

Featured speaker Dr. John Esposito, author of “Who Speaks For Islam, What a Billion Muslims Really Think,” and other interfaith leaders discuss compassion and create relationships for the common good.

Check out the Greater Good Events Calendar.

Over the course of two days, events include discussions, exhibits, music, food, presentations, and panels. Speakers from many different faiths discuss compassion and its role in relationships and the common good. These events are shared in the context of the Carter for Compassion ( Friday evening’s exhibits, registration, and music are free and open to the public. To RSVP for a dinner that night, contact or (210) 367-2042. Cost is $20 ($10 for students) and includes lunch on Saturday.

Register now!

Tracker Pixel for Entry
blog comments powered by Disqus



Greater Good Events

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training
International House
December 9-10, 2016

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training

This workshop is an introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), an empirically-supported training program based on the pioneering research of Kristin Neff and the clinical perspective of Chris Germer.


Take a Greater Good Quiz!

How compassionate are you? How generous, grateful, or forgiving? Find out!


Watch Greater Good Videos

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Talks by inspiring speakers like Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dacher Keltner, and Barbara Fredrickson.


Greater Good Resources


Book of the Week

How Pleasure Works By Paul Bloom Bloom explores a broad range of human pleasures from food to sex to religion to music. Bloom argues that human pleasure is not purely an instinctive, superficial, sensory reaction; it has a hidden depth and complexity.

Is she flirting with you? Take the quiz and find out.
"It is a great good and a great gift, this Greater Good. I bow to you for your efforts to bring these uplifting and illuminating expressions of humanity, grounded in good science, to the attention of us all."  
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program

thnx advertisement