Empathy vs. Sympathy

Empathy (noun) – the ability to understand and share the feelings of another

Sympathy (noun) – feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else’s misfortune

It is so easy to tell someone the difference between empathy and sympathy.  This video does a beautiful job at showing the difference.  And it’s so beneficial for all situations.

“Rarely can a response make something better.  What makes something better, is a connection.”

 

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