Susan Cain: Survival of the Kindest
Play • 43 min

How is it that joy and pain seem to coexist at once? Susan Cain (author of the bestseller Quiet) explores this question in her new book, Bittersweet

In this conversation, Kate and Susan discuss:

  • How we are literally hardwired for compassion 
  • Susan’s advice for pushing back against compassion fatigue
  • How that feeling of longing isn’t something to be ashamed of but allows us to see things clearly—the beautiful and the terrible


If you ever feel like you didn’t have a word for the sweetness of longings (and why your compassionate heart is a gift), this conversation is for you. 

***

Find Kate on Instagram or Facebook or Twitter.

Be sure to subscribe to our weekly email for bits of wisdom, prayers, free downloads, and more.

No Cure for Being Human (And Other Truths I Need to Hear) is now available wherever books are sold. Order your copy, today.

Looking for some short spiritual reflections? Check out GOOD ENOUGH: 40ish Devotionals for a Life of Imperfection. Available wherever books are sold.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

More episodes
Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu