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Why The Key To Civility Is Empathy

Why The Key To Civility Is Empathy | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
When we use our power of choice to engineer those "look-on-the-bright-side" thoughts, we create an environment that gives pushback to stress and allows us to perform and think at higher levels.
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Why Empathy Is Not the Best Way to Care | Paul Bloom

Oasis had it right: stop crying your heart out. Psychologist Paul Bloom argues that empathy may be working against our best interests, and that compassio
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How women wage conflict without violence | Julia Bacha

Are you setting out to change the world? Here's a stat you should know: nonviolent campaigns are 100 percent more likely to succeed than violent ones. S
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Empathy Is Killed By Popular Painkiller Found In 600 Different Drugs - PsyBlog

Empathy Is Killed By Popular Painkiller Found In 600 Different Drugs - PsyBlog | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
Every week almost one-quarter of Americans use this drug.
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10 Scientifically Proven Happiness Hacks

10 Scientifically Proven Happiness Hacks | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
Happiness can have many different meanings, depending on who you talk to. Each person has their own vision of happiness and what it means to be happy.
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Teenage boys who show empathy attract 1.8 more girlfriends than boys who don't

Teenage boys who show empathy attract 1.8 more girlfriends than boys who don't | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
Boys high in cognitive empathy attracted an average of 1.8 more girl friendships than low empathy counterparts, as revealed by a landmark study, "When Emp
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This popular painkiller also kills kindness

This popular painkiller also kills kindness | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
If your job, or simply your state of mind, depends on feeling empathy for others, you might want to reconsider reaching for the Tylenol the next time you have a headache. In research published online in the journal Social Cognitive and...
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The End of Empathy

The End of Empathy | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
My brother’s 32nd birthday is today. It’s an especially emotional day for his family because he’s not alive for it. He d…
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TO YOUR SUCCESS: Practice compassion and empathy, and live an all-in life - Sentinel & Enterprise

TO YOUR SUCCESS: Practice compassion and empathy, and live an all-in life - Sentinel & Enterprise | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
"Compassion literally means to suffer together," according to the University of California at Berkley Greater Good Science Center.
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IKEA Can Threaten Couples' Relationships, Psychologist Says

IKEA Can Threaten Couples' Relationships, Psychologist Says | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
We often look forward to the amazing deals we'll get on furniture and home goods after a trip to the Swedish megastore, but a psychologist says IKEA can actually create trouble in paradise for many couples.
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New courses on empathy train physicians to heal by listening and caring - HT Health

New courses on empathy train physicians to heal by listening and caring - HT Health | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
Article: New courses on #empathy train #physicians to heal by listening and caring - http://t.co/vR1dsa13XL - #mentalhealth #doctors
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Want to raise empathetic kids? Get them a dog. - Washington Post

Want to raise empathetic kids? Get them a dog. - Washington Post | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
The unexpected developmental benefits of having a pet,
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The beauty of conflict | Clair Canfield | TEDxUSU

For many, conflict is considered a negative experience and an indication that something has gone wrong. When viewed from that perspective it frequentl
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A Wise Lesson In Empathy

A wise lesson in Empathy: With billions of us humans on earth it's incredible to see how we are all connected and similar in many ways. At the same time w
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Why Empathy Makes for Stronger Organisations

Why Empathy Makes for Stronger Organisations | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
Executives’ ability to see themselves from the outside and others from the inside, plays an important role in effective team formation
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Teachers Can Reduce Suspensions by Practicing Empathy

Teachers Can Reduce Suspensions by Practicing Empathy | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
In U.S. schools, disciplining with punishment is the norm. School suspension rates have nearly tripled in the last 30 years, with 11 percent of students suspended at some point in their school career.
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One Surefire Way to Reduce Bullying

One Surefire Way to Reduce Bullying | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
How to change children’s “all-about-me” attitudes into empathetic actions.
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Where Nearly Half of Pupils Are Homeless, School Aims to Be Teacher, Therapist, Even Santa

Where Nearly Half of Pupils Are Homeless, School Aims to Be Teacher, Therapist, Even Santa | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
Housing projects and four shelters surround Public School 188 in Manhattan, where students and teachers grapple with problems that stretch the very idea of what a school is supposed to be.
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Teacher empathy reduces student suspensions, Stanford research shows | Stanford News

Teacher empathy reduces student suspensions, Stanford research shows | Stanford News | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
When teachers think empathically, and not punitively, about misbehaving students, they cultivate better relationships and help reduce discipline problems, Stanford research shows.
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Instilling empathy among doctors pays off for patient care - KSPR

Instilling empathy among doctors pays off for patient care - KSPR | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
The patient was dying and she knew it. In her mid-50s, she had been battling breast cancer for years, but it had spread to her bones, causing unrelenting pain that required hospitalization.
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Dominic Barter on Compassion: Why It's Time for Restorative Justice

Dominic Barter on Compassion: Why It's Time for Restorative Justice | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
In the wake of recent tragedies, Charles Eisenstein and Dominic Barter explain why restorative justice is the answer. Explore how compassion and empathy lead to healing and reconciliation.
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The role of empathy in workers' comp - PropertyCasualty360

The role of empathy in workers' comp - PropertyCasualty360 | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
Most of us deal with sick and injured workers on a daily basis. At some point, daily tasks and deadlines take over and empathy takes a backseat.
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“Retarded Kids Shouldn’t Be Riding My Train.” Poignant Advice from an Autism Mom on Empathy.

“Retarded Kids Shouldn’t Be Riding My Train.” Poignant Advice from an Autism Mom on Empathy. | Making relationships work | Scoop.it
“You can’t expect people who don’t experience the pain that we do on a daily basis, to get it the way that we do. Only other parents like us can truly
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