Virginia Sampson studies the science of compassion. Her particular interest has been the effect of compassion on health and also preventing burnout in caregivers.
She is a consultant and co-author. Virginia is a full-time caregiver to her husband after his diagnosis with ALS. She is currently a caregiver to her 91-year-old mother with dementia.
As a result of her experience caring for her husband and other life challenges she’s studied the science of compassion.
Listen in as Kelly Campbell and Virginia Sampson chat about these points.
- Why just the idea that you have expressed concern and offered to help someone has benefits for you
- Simple practices to create more compassion in your life
- How studies are showing that a lack of social connection is a great detriment to your health
- Why people who are compassionate in their workplace are also the most successful leaders
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Virginia Sampson is a regular contributor to Thriveglobal.com – Arianna Huffington’s new online publication. Virginia speaks nationally and internationally on the subject of compassion. She is the author of 2 award winning books. She currently practices elder law in Texas.