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A Synchronicity of Words: Many Ways to Say What We All Need

Tsewa, the Buddhist concept of warm-hearted tenderness, shines a powerful light on the way forward toward greater human connection and overall well-being. By Faith Bethelard, Psy.D. (From Faith’s article on ThriveGlobal.com) If you believe in synchronicity, as I do, and love to read, then you may have had this same experience as I did: the […]

How Our Tenderness IQ Can Help Us Cope With Stress

By Faith Bethelard, Psy.D. D.S.S., Clinical Psychologist (From Faith’s article on thriveglobal.com) The time is more than right, right now, for us to define, examine and put into play a new type of intelligence that I call a Tenderness IQ—TQ for short.  TQ, for me, is a combination of emotional intelligence and moral character. Specifically, […]


As long as there is enough strength in these hands to reach out to those who come to her, to place her hand on a crying person’s shoulder, Amma will continue to give darshan, to lovingly caress people, to console and wipe their tears until the end of this mortal frame – this is Amma’s wish. […]