Entries tagged with “Empathy”

12 Reasons to Yawn Every Day

Is a yawn simply a silent scream for coffee or is it something more? Understand why yawning is a spiritual practice, and how you can include more of it in your daily routine.

3 Myths of Kindness

Kindness isn't just being nice—it's a superpower.

4 Ways to Increase Your Empathy

“Empathy will not heal the hurt world overnight, but can at least make life more interesting. Try these strategies.”

5 Gifts of Listening With Empathy

Listening with empathy allows you to deepen your relationships with loved ones and strangers alike.

A Practice to Heal Prejudice

How loving-kindness meditation taps the roots of empathy

August: Forgiveness

Empathy and compassion, for ourselves and others.

Being Disconnected: Cellphones And Empathy

Cellphones may cause a lack of empathy.

Being Mindful of Toxic Positivity

There's a crucial difference between a positive outlook and toxic positivity: "It’s very easy to become so focused on staying positive that you end up denying any and all negative experiences."

Book Review: The Empathy Effect

7 Neuroscience-Based Keys for Transforming the Way We Live, Love, Work, and Connect Across Differences

Brokenness Expands Our Capacity for Non-Judgment

Empathy and non-judgment lie at the heart of the therapeutic experience. “Strength and brokenness are not opposites.”

Can We Learn to Be More Empathic?

An excerpt from Empathy: Why it Matters and How to Get It

Clairsentience and Compassion

A 3-step approach to cultivating compassion and overcoming empathic sensitivity.

Clearing Unwanted Energy

Clearing unwanted energy from our system is one of the most important things you can learn, especially when doing Reiki.

Coping Tips for Empaths

Being an empath is all about ‘feeling’ the emotions of others. Sometimes we need extra tools to help us stay grounded and connected.

Destroy Your Enemies. (Make Them Your Friends)

Abraham Lincoln said that the most effective way of destroying enemies was to make them friends. Sounds so wonderful and wise, doesn’t it? But what about in actual practice? Honest…

Does Religion Divide Your Family?

This week in Restorative Empathy: How can a former atheist tell his conservative Catholic family he's Protestant? Dear Angela, After years of obstinate atheism and combative agno…

Does Spontaneous Crying Mean I’m an Empath?

Does it ever seem like you’re crying for no reason? Does watching a sad movie cause you to break into spontaneous crying? You may be an empath.

Empathic to a Fault?

Therapists Seana McGee and Maurice Taylor explain the dark side of compassion.

Empaths & Animals: A Special Relationship

Authenticity, a minimal amount of emotional work, and the ability to gain trust are just some of the reasons empaths value their relationships with animals and with nature.

Empathy for the Detestable, Compassion for the Callous

Most deeply spiritual people, regardless of their ancestral religion or their chosen path, esteem human beings who exhibit certain qualities, such as empathy, compassion, lovingkin…