Photographers have a wide variety of lenses to use when taking pictures. They will sometimes use many different lenses to shoot the same thing. This gives different perspectives. This same is true in our lives.
Joy isn't just something we have. Others have it too and we can partake of all of it.
Questioning our perceptions and listening deeply without prejudice or judgment is a very strong practice.
According to noted author Brene Brown, empathy is feeling WITH someone. This frequently gets confused with sympathy, which is feeling FOR someone. Below is a parable to help explain. Imagine someone is trapped in a deep well and they shout out from the bottom, “It’s dark and scary down here. I’m overwhelmed.” A SYMPATHETIC person looks … Continue reading Empathy Requires Understanding with Your Brain, Heart and Ears