What’s your Empathy Quotient?

Measuring empathy is difficult. Want to get a better understanding of how the experts measure empathy, check out the following questionnaire to see how you measure up. There are no trick answers, no rights or wrongs. Be honest with your answers. Empathy Quotient Worksheet These 60 questions created by Simon Baron-Cohen at ARC (the Autism Research Centre) at … Continue reading What’s your Empathy Quotient?

What’s your definition of empathy?

As I continue to ask people what their definition to empathy is, I've come to two conclusions. First, that thing about walking in another person's shoes that we were taught early on has stuck. Great job Mom's, Dad's Grandparents, and family members! My second finding, the act of defining empathy for some people appears to … Continue reading What’s your definition of empathy?

What I Learned About Community from a Maximum-Security Prisoner — On Being

An unexpected letter landed on our columnist’s doorstep the other day. It contains a surprising lesson on the meaning of community — and an opportunity to open up to a fellow flawed and striving human being. via What I Learned About Community from a Maximum-Security Prisoner — On Being