Jennifer Breheny Wallace

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Why being empathetic is good, and how the wrong kind of empathy can actually hurt your health

Empathy is the shared joy you feel at someone’s success, or the pain at their suffering. Research shows it’s better to feel compassionate empathy rather than emotional empathy, which can cause negative physical effects

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Empathy is the shared joy you feel at someone’s success, or the pain at their suffering. Research shows it’s better to feel compassionate empathy rather than emotional empathy, which can cause negative physical effects

Why being empathetic is good, and how the wrong kind of empathy can actually hurt your health