Empathy or Compassion – You Get to Choose

Empathy is the capacity to experience the suffering of others. Empathic people often feel the pain of others, sometimes to their detriment. Empathy seems to be the big word in the past year or so, although longer for some. Compassion is about feeling for not feeling...

Compassion at Work is a Good Thing

Compassion is a good thing. Compassion is about not wanting others to suffer. Compassion at work is crucial especially if you see others’ on the job being pushed around or overworked or just plain ignored. Compassion is a natural instinct yet only works if we...

Stop Feeling the Pain of Others

Empathy seems to be the big word in the past year or so, although longer for some. Empathy is the capacity to experience the suffering of others. Empathic people often feel the pain of others, sometimes to their detriment. Compassion is about feeling for not feeling...