empathy

Do You Suffer from Compassion Fatigue?

Compassion is a quality that is beneficial to our personal relationships. In addition to putting ourselves in another person’s shoes, it lets us perceive and understand their emotions. However, too much compassion can lead us to suffer from a condition that psychologist…

People Who Lack Empathy

Some people are lights in our lives, while others darken our path and make it difficult to travel. In the same way, there are people who would do unimaginable things to help us and others who wouldn’t move a finger…

Empathetic Leadership

Nowadays, teamwork, collaboration, and interdependence are necessary, meaning that it’s very important to have a good leader. However, we’re not talking about just any kind of leader. Companies demand that people capable of leadership, particularly empathetic leadership, occupy positions with great…

Do You Know About the Uncanny Valley Concept?

“When computers take over, we may lose control. We’ll survive according to their whim.” What do you think when you read this quote from Marvin Minksy, father of artificial intelligence? Does it concern yo? If the answer is yes, that…

5 habits to enhance your charisma

Do you have any habits in your daily routine that enhance your charisma? As Paul Rand said, “how something is done or presented is often more important than what it is.” That is to say that sometimes it is more…

What Is Ecpathy?

Ecpathy is a new term to complement empathy, which allows the appropriate handling of emotional contagion and induced feelings. Doctor and psychiatry professor J.L. Gonzalez coined the term to define the voluntary process of excluding feelings, attitudes, thoughts, and motivations induced…

Compassion Fatigue in Health Professionals

Sometimes, health professionals are unable to make the person they’re treating feel better. This produces a form of post-traumatic stress in them: compassion fatigue. Compassion fatigue is a state that comes as a result of caring for and feeling for…

The Benefits of Nonviolent Communication

Communicating effectively isn’t always simple. There tend to be more assumptions and misunderstandings than clear messages and accurate interpretations. That’s why Marshall Rosenberg created empathetic communication, also known as Nonviolent Communication (NVC). 

7 Great Quotes from Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse’s quotes are an invitation to reflect on life and the search for identity. They are a gift to all those who wish to know themselves better and discover who they really are. His great legacy, which is deeply spiritual…

Empathy and Oncology

Empathetic oncologists are the key to holistic, patient-centered care. There are important elements that can help a patient face the reality of their illness, in addition to the different treatments they might have to receive. Some of these are easy access…

Emotional Illiteracy: When Your Brain Has No Heart

So many people suffer from emotional illiteracy. They may have all kinds of other skills and plenty of titles and degrees, but they have the emotional processing ability of a three-year-old. It’s the kind of thing you can’t just learn from…

Mindfulness for Kids – Learning to Manage Emotions

Mindfulness for kids opens up a world of possibilities to help children be healthy and happy. It can improve attention and train their brains in empathy, tranquility, and emotional management. Also, getting our little ones started in the world of meditation makes…