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Is There A Downside To Empathy?

Is There A Downside To Empathy? | Relationships | Scoop.it

By Adam Hoffman

Empathy can be painful.

Or so suggests a growing body of neuroscientific research.

When we witness suffering and distress in others, our natural tendency to empathize can bring us vicarious pain.


Is there a better way of approaching distress in other people? A recent study...

Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

Pairing empathy with compassion helps us cope with difficult emotions. 

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An Empathy Video That Asks You To Stand in Someone Else's Shoes

An Empathy Video That Asks You To Stand in Someone Else's Shoes | Relationships | Scoop.it
If you could stand in someone else's shoes... Hear what they hear. See what they see. Feel what they feel. Would you treat them differently? A video that speaks to the connections we all need.
Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

Watch this video on empathy. You may need some kleenex. HT @kristatippett @beingtweets 

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