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?
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
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