The ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
Why talk about Empathy
Seeing with the eyes of another
Listening with the ears of another
Feeling with the heart of another
Connection makes it feel better
Trying to make it feel better by giving solutions is not Empathy
Everyone is fighting something that we don't know about.
The Wall---The Mask----The Outer Shell
The hurt is too painful
If there is a wall you can't accept or give Empathy. There is no connection.
Breaking down the Wall
4 Qualities of people who have Empathy
- Perspective taking/steps into your shoes
- Recognizing emotion in others
- Communicating to others that you recognize their emotions
Effect of Empathy
On a group of people
On the world