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Empathy

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“….I forgot the world still has ISIS and Donald Trumps ! ” (READ)

Two days back I got a phone call ”Are you in the hospital sir?” A female voice. ”No. I’m on leave” ”When will you be there? Mother wants to see you” ”Call me on Thursday and I’ll let you know” From the tone of the query I assumed that they are the relatives of some […]

Reflections on Empathy (READ/WATCH)

If I believed what you believe about yourself, about life, about other people, about the world, I would most probably be feeling what you’re feeling and would have to do what you’re doing! – bas “Contemporary researchers often differentiate between two types of empathy: “Affective empathy” refers to the sensations and feelings we get in […]

A Very Happy Brain (WATCH)

This is the story of how Broody, a very unhappy brain, became very happy. According to Dr. Sood, there is a distinction between empathy and compassion: “Empathy makes you feel others’ pain. When empathy inspires you to help and heal others it becomes compassion. With authentic compassion, by helping and healing others, tangibly or even […]

THE POWER OF EMPATHY

THE CHARTER FOR COMPASSION