Aug 22, 2014-- Happiness comes from a having a purpose, or at least, that is what James Doty's life exemplifies. Founder of a compassion research center at Stanford University, or CCARE, Doty gave up a billion dollar company and has dedicated his life to not only serving others, but creating the high-level research that suggests that happiness is found in what we give, not in what we get. An atheist, his findings are deeply moving and align nonetheless quite closely with the wisdom traditions, providing a needed scientific basis for acts of care. We work for the greater good because it makes life better for everyone, in which our own good is included. (19104 reads)
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The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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