Sympathy, empathy, compassion (oh my!)

Sympathy. Empathy. Compassion. While difficult to untangle at first, these concepts are actually quite different to each other, if one is willing to examine them a little more closely. Shame and connection researcher Brené Brown  discusses the difference between sympathy and empathy in this short animated video. In short, sympathy is acknowledging and/or feeling sorry about another’s difficult experience, but with someContinue reading “Sympathy, empathy, compassion (oh my!)”