Do you like pickles? Share your answer with us on Twitter @TheEmpathyLab! Image source: Huffington Post
Do you work at a standing desk? Some people sit on exercise balls, others on stools. Some people have super fancy ergonomic chairs and others don't have a desk at all. If you work at a desk, are you able to stand at it while getting work done? Share your answer with us on Twitter … Continue reading Question 318: Standing Desk
Bedside manner or patient empathy, plays a huge role in the relationship patients have with their medical care givers. Whether the patient is actually in a bed or just sitting on a chair next, it really does matter how they approached by medical professionals. Is the doctor cold and stern or are they warm and … Continue reading Nurses and Doctors Learning Empathy
Patient care is more than just healing -- it's building a connection that encompasses mind, body and soul. If you could stand in someone else's shoes . . . hear what they hear. See what they see. Feel what they feel. Would you treat them differently? Video by Cleveland Clinic https://youtu.be/cDDWvj_q-o8
SoulPancake, the brain child of some wonderful people (Rain Wilson + Devon Gundry) has recently released an episode on Empathy. Worth a watch (7:21 of your life). We won't give it away here, except for, we cried with the ladies show of love too. Enjoy! SoulPancake : Science of Empathy
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?
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?
The Difference Between Sympathy and Empathy Of the two words, empathy is the more recent entry into the English language. Sympathy was in use for almost 300 years before empathy’s first written record in the nineteenth century. Read more over at Grammarly.com