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Empathy vs. Sympathy Worksheet

Empathy vs. Sympathy Worksheet

This worksheet explores the differences of empathy and sympathy. It’s a valuable resource for thinking about the nuances of Increasing Empathy.

Posted October 1, 2018 by in Life


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Brené Brown on Blame and Its Consequences

Brené Brown on Blame and Its Consequences

Are you quick to blame? Author and motivational speaker Brené Brown dives into the tendency to blame, why it’s so satisfying, and also why it blocks accountability and empathy. A great video to look at a particular nuance – or challenge- to increasing empathy.

Posted September 3, 2018 by in Life


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How to Connect with Anyone

How to Connect with Anyone

Studies say 4 minutes of uninterrupted eye contact increases intimacy. Soul Pancakes tests this theory with complete strangers and couples who have been together for decades. A cool video to look at increasing empathy and connection.

Posted August 20, 2018 by in Life


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The Parking Ticket Experiment

The Parking Ticket Experiment

This experiment from Soul Pancake highlights the stark difference between sympathy and empathy.

Posted August 12, 2018 by in Life


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Solomon’s Paradox Worksheet

Solomon’s Paradox Worksheet

Solomon’s Paradox is people’s tendency to reason more wisely about other people’s problems than their own. This worksheet is designed to help you overcome that tendency and look at a problem you’re facing with a fresh perspective. To read more about Solomon’s Paradox and the research behind it, check out this article: https://www.6seconds.org/2018/07/18/solomons-paradox-reserve-wisdom-others-unleash-wisdom-within/

Posted August 6, 2018 by in Life


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The Secret to Increasing Your Empathy

The Secret to Increasing Your Empathy

This video from Soul Pancake presents some fascinating evidence for what evokes empathy in ourselves and others.

Posted July 15, 2018 by in Life


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What’s Your Greatest Fear?

What’s Your Greatest Fear?

People ages 0 to 100 answer this question in a video from Soul Pancake. Most of the answers are related to connection and purpose, and the fear of missing out on one of those. Interesting that it is heavy on Give Yourself. What’s your greatest fear?

Posted May 9, 2018 by in Life


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6 Tips for a Purpose Driven Life

6 Tips for a Purpose Driven Life

Check out this amazing poster and infographic, 6 Tips for a Purpose Driven Life. Print it out and hang it where you can see so you can be reminded throughout the day about your bigger purpose.

Posted April 23, 2018 by in Life


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What Assumptions Do We Make?

What Assumptions Do We Make?

How well could you describe someone by talking to them? The answer, as we find out in this video, is not as much as we think. We should be careful about the assumptions we make.

Posted April 23, 2018 by in Life


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Nourishing Self-Compassion as Parents

Nourishing Self-Compassion as Parents

How do we nourish our own empathy as parents, and help our kids do the same? Ilaria Boffa sat down with Josh Freedman to discuss the pressure and expectations that we put on ourselves as parents – and the essential role that empathy plays to reduce our own anxiety.

Posted April 1, 2018 by in Family , Life


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The Three Components of Self-Compassion

The Three Components of Self-Compassion

Author Kristin Neff offers insights into compassion and self-compassion. A beautiful presentation that could be used to describe Increase Empathy.

Posted March 26, 2018 by in Life


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The Bystander Effect and Empathy

The Bystander Effect and Empathy

This video from Soul Pancake looks at what is known as the bystander effect – the diffusion of responsibility that seems to discourage empathy in groups. A fascinating look at a phenomena with big implications for Increasing Empathy.

Posted March 20, 2018 by in Life


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