On the podcast is Nanja Holland Hansen.
Nanja is a psychologist and one of the leading compassion experts in Denmark.
She has worked at Stanford University and Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet. She is a senior instructor at the Compassion Institute in California and the Co-developer of the Compassion Training Certification Program for professionals at Aarhus University. Nanja has also published several books and research articles about compassion and mental health.
"Compassion takes away the heaviness. It doesn't mean that there is less suffering. It's just how you meet that suffering. And that makes all the difference.
On bringing back kindness
"It's these everyday little moments where we can bring some kindness and care."
"There is research showing that it takes only 40 seconds to show compassion. That's all it takes."