Whether it’s your spouse, children, parents, co-workers, or customers, relationships are at the center of your life. Mindfulness and awareness offers effective ways to find more harmony and love in your relationships.

Daniel Goleman looks at three types of empathy that leaders, teachers, and parents should have. 

Sadness isn't necessarily something to be avoided. In fact, Susan Piver says despair can be the consequence of fighting it. Compassion is what happens when you don’t. 

Mend relationships, move forward. Try these two practices. 

What our partners are really craving is connection, attention—­and better use of our tongues.

ABC News anchor Dan Harris, author of the forthcoming book 10 % Happier, on boosting compassion through meditation.