How I Avoid Experiencing Compassion Fatigue

I see a lot of people feeling burned out and overwhelmed with the current energies and the amount of anger, frustration, fear and resignation they feel and on the other hand those who make fun of the pain and suffering of others due to a lack of empathy. I have experiences myself in both...

Empathy

Empathy isn’t just listening, it’s asking the questions whose answers need to be listened to. Empathy requires inquiry as much as imagination. Empathy requires knowing you know nothing. Empathy means acknowledging a horizon of context that extends perpetually beyond what you can see. ~ Leslie Jamison Empathy is a fundamentally important element of  relationship skills...

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