6 thoughts on “How Empathy Connects, Sympathy Separates, and Apathy Lives on the Fringes

  1. Suspending judgement and listening is SO important. I

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    1. It is very difficult to listen without hearing ourselves, translating words into emotions and judgements through our own eyes. The key really is to shut off our inner voices and personal views, and block natural urges to do so. All too often we are preparing our next statements while others are speaking, and when we do so, we aren’t listening openly. Yes, listening is so very important!

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      1. Yes!! Listening is truly “mindful” empathy in action!

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