Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The difference between sympathy and empathy

Within this short three minute video, Dr Brené Brown discusses the differences between sympathy and empathy, and provides examples of the more appropriate ways to respond to someone who is not feeling that well.

Dr Brené Brown is a research professor and best-selling author of "Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead" She has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame.

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You can find the full talk that Dr Brené Brown conducted, which is about 22 minutes long, that this video below was originally sourced from here.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXSjc-pbXk4. It's title is 'The Power of Vulnerability'.

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