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Empathy versus Sympathy

Posted on 7 December, 2014 at 0:40

This is a great animated short narrated by Brene Brown about the difference between empathy and sympathy. Empathy is feeling with other people and creating connection. Sympathy separates us from one another. The four qualities of empathy are perspective taking, non-judgement of others, recognizing emotions in the other person, and communicating that to the other person.

http://youtu.be/1Evwgu369Jw

Categories: Relationships, Mental Health and Wellbeing

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