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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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Accepting others

Accepting others | Relationships | Scoop.it
Accepting others begins with accepting yourself. This means respecting others whether you agree with them or not. Accepting others is a concept that c...
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The value of accepting vs judging is immeasurable. 

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