Speaking Up for Dignity

When Empathy Hurts, Compassion Can Heal

By Greater Good

Empathy can be painful.

Or so suggests a growing body of neuroscientific research. When we witness suffering and distress in others, our natural tendency to empathize can bring us vicarious pain.

Is there a better way of approaching distress in other people?

compassion

A recent study, published in the …read more

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