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 Empathy and Compassion in Society: Professional Conference held by the Tenzin Gyatso Institute

 Empathy and Compassion in Society: Professional Conference held by the Tenzin Gyatso Institute | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it

Empathy and Compassion in Society is a professional conference held by the Tenzin Gyatso Institute, an organisation established to advance the Dalai Lama's vision and principles, and a partnership of charities.

  • The Empathy and Compassion in Society conference presents:
  •  The latest research on how compassion can enhance our professional lives
  • Universal tools for cultivating empathy and compassion
  • Case studies of the efficacy of these methods

 

 

The conference is for professionals from all sectors, including those working in business, government, law, education, medicine, healthcare, and social services. 

 

The 2016 Guests of Honour will be Drs. Richard Davidson and Scilla Elworthy. Davidson is a world-renowned neuroscientist known for his gorundbreaking work on the effects of mindfulness and compassion on the brain. Elworthy is a human rights activist and founder of the Oxford Research Group, for which she was nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize. 

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Why Empathy is Key to Change

BEING EMPATHETIC WITH OTHERS CAN PROMOTE TRUST AND LEAD TO MORE OPEN AND HONEST RELATIONSHIPS.


You may have experienced this before — Think about the a time you were at a roadblock in your life and you shared your challenge with a friend. Was it the friend who told you the 101 ways they would have done it differently, or the friend that listened and validated your feelings that actually helped you overcome the challenge? Next time you face a challenge you’ll want to turn to the person who helped you navigate the problem using empathy.

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How to Overcome the Limitations of Empathy

Empathy in love is based on our ability to identify with our partners’ experience.

Compassion and kindness are emotional investments in the well-being of partners.

Embedded in empathy is an illusion that partners' experiences and the meanings they give to them are the same.

Behavior motivated by compassion and kindness appreciates and accommodates differences.

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More EMPATHY for the GROUP or INDIVIDUAL? Sam Harris vs Jordan Peterson

More EMPATHY for the GROUP or INDIVIDUAL? Sam Harris vs Jordan Peterson
 
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How does imagination help us cultivate empathy? with Dr Mary McCampbell

How can arts and the imagination help us love our neighbours better? Mary McCampbell, author of Imagining Our Neighbours as Ourselves: How Art Shapes Empathy, discusses the place of imagination in shaping our attitudes and actions to those around us.

00:00 Welcome
00:13 Introducing Mary and her book
04:03 Why is empathy important to discipleship?
09:28 How do you define 'empathy'?
11:52 Imagination and the imago dei
16:23 How can we choose stories to engage with that most cultive empathy?
21:38 Why have some Christians get talked about the 'sin of empathy'?
29:55 How do you have empathy for someone who shows no empathy?
33:35 L'Abri, community and empathy
38:09 Further recommendations
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How to Overcome the Limitations of Empathy

How to Overcome the Limitations of Empathy | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it
Empathy is identification with what your person is feeling. (“I feel your pain. I feel you.”) Here’s why this is a serious limitation following relationship damage. You and your partner most likely have different core vulnerabilities that govern your judgments about each other’s experience.
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 Cleveland Clinic: What Is Active Listening? 7 Techniques – 

 Cleveland Clinic: What Is Active Listening? 7 Techniques –  | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it

Why is active listening important?
Some people are better at active listening than others. And some people have to use active listening more in their day-to-day lives than others. Teachers, therapists and barbers need to be able to engage with and really hear other people all day, every day, as part of their jobs. But everybody needs these skills. Whether you’re navigating work, family, romantic or other personal relationships, being good at actively listening to others has many benefits:

Improves empathy. Some people assume empathy — the ability to understand or feel compassion for someone — is innate, that you either have it or you don’t. But over time, we’ve come to understand that — while not all people have the same capacity to empathize — it’s more like a muscle. If you don’t use it, it can atrophy. And if you overuse it, you can get empathy fatigue. Active listening requires you to practice empathy.

 

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Why Some People Lack Empathy in Their Relationships and How to Deal With It

Why Some People Lack Empathy in Their Relationships and How to Deal With It | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it
Lack of empathy can stem from various factors, such as past traumas, personality traits, or neurological differences. However, the good news is that empathy is a skill that you can develop with practice and patience. If you lack empathy in your relationship, do not worry, you are not alone. In this article, we will explore why some people may lack empathy in their relationships and offer ten practical ways to deal with it.

1. Childhood trauma
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Perceived CEO empathy levels hit record lows, study shows

Perceived CEO empathy levels hit record lows, study shows | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it

By Carolyn Crist

Since 2016, employee empathy perceptions have steadily declined, reaching an all-time low this year. However, HR professionals’ feelings about their organizations have dropped dramatically, falling 23 points this year.

In addition, 68% of HR professionals viewed their CEO as empathetic, marking a 16-point decline from 2022 and reaching the lowest levels ever reported. At the same time, 92% of CEOs viewed their HR professionals as empathetic, jumping 27 points from last year.

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Fool’s Empathy and How to Avoid It

Fool’s Empathy and How to Avoid It | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it

by Peter Sear 
During my research and work on empathy with individuals, teams, and organisations, I witness a common mistake. When I point out this error a eureka expression appears on the face in front of me. It suddenly seems obvious, yet the trap is easy to fall into, and the danger of doing so is perhaps exacerbated by our haste to understand another human being’s situation.

Empathy has so much to offer us in our personal and professional endeavours. It empowers us with insight, allowing us to make better-informed decisions. All the more important, then, that we empathise as wisely and accurately as possible.

 

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The Power of Empathy
Introducing Progressing the Patient & Clinic Experience in Fertility Care, a series of webinars where experts will walk through best practices for optimizing different aspects of the journey across the fertility space. 

The first of this series is The Power of Empathy. Watch panelists Alice Domar, PhD, Helen Riess, MD, and Connie Stark, RNC, CPC speak about empathy in the fertility experience. 

Join us on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at 11:30 AM EST by registering below. 

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Human Connections Ltd

Human Connections Ltd | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it
Empathy is the key to creating the built environment that properly connects with the people who live and work in and around it. Disability is a ‘continuum’ that any one of us can experience at any time during our life, even for short periods of time. We need society and attitudes to change to address ‘Universal Design’ and aim towards ‘Universally inclusive design’ where products, services and environments are accessible, acceptable and usable by the widest audience possible.

This truly ‘universal design’ approach, when adopted within the workplace, public services and schools, breaks down the ‘exclusion barriers’ and by enhancing peoples understanding and developing empathy, we connect better with our colleagues and peers, enhancing the Human Connections.
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CNY Inspirations: Getting back to basics: Why empathy? - syracuse.com

CNY Inspirations: Getting back to basics: Why empathy? - syracuse.com | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it

 

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Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of others. It is an important aspect of emotional intelligence, and plays a crucial role in building strong relationships and fostering a sense of connection with others. Empathy is not just a “feeling,” it is a learned skill that:


Improves relationships: Empathy helps us understand the perspective of others, which in turn enables us to communicate more effectively and build stronger relationships. When we are able to put ourselves in someone else’s shoes and see things from their point of view, we can relate to them better and show them that we care.
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Empathetic interviewing: Could empathy restore trust in the media?

Empathetic interviewing: Could empathy restore trust in the media? | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it

By Ronnie Polaneczky
Empathy — specifically cognitive empathy — is the ability to imagine what it’s like to be in someone else’s shoes, notes British journalist Paul Bradshaw, who leads the MA in Data Journalism program at Birmingham City University and is founder of the popular Online Journalism Blog.

“It is one of the more underrated qualities of good journalists, perhaps because people often confuse it with sympathy, or with emotional empathy,” he writes. “The difference is important: It is possible to imagine what it is like to be a particular person (cognitive empathy), including criminals and corrupt officials, without feeling sorry for them (sympathy) or feeling the same way (emotional empathy).”

Empathy is as central to good reporting as persistence or curiosity, he says, because it helps journalists dig deeper into a story. 

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Teaching Children Empathy

Empathy is wired into our neurobiology, especially for those that we see as similar to ourselves.


We can teach children to be more empathetic through modeling and sensitive parenting.
Learning empathy can be an intentional process of tuning into the emotions of others.


Empathy is wired into our brains. We actually have cells in our brain called mirror neurons, which fire as if we are doing the same task as another person is doing, or feeling what they are feeling.

 

Do you ever cringe when you’re watching someone on TV get hurt? That’s because your mirror neurons are going wild; you feel their pain on a neurological level. Mirror neurons are also the reason that yawning is contagious. Our mirror neurons fire when we watch someone else yawn and we do the same in turn.

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Is It Possible To Be Too Empathetic?

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Showing empathy is a skill that many people aspire to learn. By doing so, you can relate to others in their time of need. Additionally, you can strengthen your bonds with friends and family while gaining a better understanding of what it's like to be in their shoes. However, it's not uncommon to feel like you're carrying the burden of others on your shoulders if you constantly lend an ear. That being said, is it possible to be too empathetic?

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How Children Learn Empathy: Essential Social Skill #2

Empathy is one of the most important social skills your child can learn. Watch to learn why it's important, how to support your child, and what goal you should have for yourself as a parent to help your child develop empathy,
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Ep. 158 Empathy in Leadership with Dr. Gloria Miele

“Emotional intelligence is an important way to understand yourself, understand others, and really open yourself up to other people's perspectives and what will lead to a happier, healthier, better you,” explains Dr. Gloria Miele, executive coach, leadership trainer, facilitator and professional speaker. In addition to her work in leadership coaching, Dr. Miele was the troop leader for her daughter’s Girl Scouts troop all the way from 2nd grade through their senior year of high school.

 

All of this experience combined has proven to Dr. Miele the true value of emotional intelligence and empathy in leadership.
 

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Teaching Children Empathy by Tasha Seiter

Teaching Children Empathy by Tasha Seiter | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it
  • Empathy is wired into our neurobiology, especially for those that we see as similar to ourselves.
  • We can teach children to be more empathetic through modeling and sensitive parenting.
  • Learning empathy can be an intentional process of tuning into the emotions of others.


Empathy is wired into our brains. We actually have cells in our brain called mirror neurons, which fire as if we are doing the same task as another person is doing, or feeling what they are feeling. Do you ever cringe when you’re watching someone on TV get hurt? That’s because your mirror neurons are going wild; you feel their pain on a neurological level. Mirror neurons are also the reason that yawning is contagious. Our mirror neurons fire when we watch someone else yawn and we do the same in turn.

We need empathy to realize the reality that we are all human and we all have a lot more in common than we think. 

#EmpathyCircles: A highly effective #Empathy building practice. http://EmpathyCircle.com    
#EmpathyTraining: http://BestEmpathyTraining.com

 

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Why Is Talk Therapy So Effective?

Why Is Talk Therapy So Effective? | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it
What Is Talk Therapy?
Talk therapy is when a person meets with a licensed mental health professional to address their concerns. There are various reasons why a person might seek help through talk therapy, including stress, coping with trauma or specific symptoms such as irritability.

Psychotherapists use various techniques, including problem-solving strategies, mindfulness or behavior tracking. A psychotherapist might use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help a person change their patterns. An example of CBT would be confronting a fear through exposure therapy.
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Employees Now Expect Empathy In The Workplace, But Half Aren’t Getting It

Employees Now Expect Empathy In The Workplace, But Half Aren’t Getting It | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it

by Kathy Caprino
In the past several years, with the deep challenges that the COVID pandemic presented, along with economic hardships, extreme demands at work and at home, workforce reductions and more, it’s become ever clearer that leaders have needed to revise the way they communicate, manage, and strategize. One of the key shifts required has been an increased focus on empathy in the workplace.

Empathetic leadership has been described as having the ability to understand the needs of others, being aware of their feelings and thoughts and communicating that understanding in respectful ways that foster an experience of belonging and trust. Empathy has also been shown to have a direct impact on encouraging motivation, commitment, engagement and innovation, as empathy supports individuals to feel safe and supported, and a part of something bigger than themselves.

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Managing the Intersection of Empathy and Artificial Intelligence - The Bard v ChatGPT

Managing the Intersection of Empathy and Artificial Intelligence - The Bard v ChatGPT | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it

by MINTER DIAL
Verdict: What the Google Bard replied... is meaningful

On the heels of the release of the second and significantly modified version of Heartificial Empathy, Putting Heart into Business and Artificial Intelligence (DigitalProof Press 2023), I see that the subject of AI and empathy is now everywhere. I’m speaking about it this evening to the CFA Society in Stockholm. I recently participated an Empathy Circle (EC) with Edwin Rutsch and Dr Lidewij Niezink, who cofounded the EC concept, along with Dr Shelton Davis, where we examined what’s happening and how we should approach Empathy in AI. You can check it out here.

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How to Engineer Empathy Organizations Ft. Dr. Nicole Price Purposeful Empathy Hosted by Anita Nowak

Watch this episode to learn how empathic leadership can help bridge ideological divides in the workplace.

Dr. Nicole Price is the author of Spark The Heart: Engineering Empathy In Your Organization and CEO of Lively Paradox, a professional coaching business that focuses on practicing empathy in leadership. In this episode, she explains how people can learn empathy to bring humanity back into the workforce.

00:00 Introduction
00:21 About Dr. Nicole Price
01:50 Why Nicole believes we need an “Empathy Revolution"
03:42 Two ways to become more empathic
06:08 Practicing cognitive empathy through perspective-taking
07:55 Nicole’s path from an engineer to empathy work
13:45 The importance of empathic leadership
15:20 How to bring empathy into any conversation
17:14 How empathy work has changed Nicole’s life
20:25 Nicole discusses her new book Spark the Heart
25:15 Dr. Nicole Price’s Purposeful Empathy Story

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The Power of Empathy: Building Connections in the Digital World

The Power of Empathy: Building Connections in the Digital World | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it

by Arsal Nadeem Khan

In our increasingly interconnected digital world, where communication often takes place through screens and devices, fostering genuine connections can sometimes feel challenging. However, amidst this vast virtual landscape, empathy stands out as a powerful force that transcends physical barriers and brings people closer together. By cultivating empathy, we can bridge the emotional gaps that technology creates, leading to deeper understanding, meaningful relationships, and a more compassionate online community.

Empathy enables us to empathize with individuals from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. In the digital realm, where physical distance separates us, empathy becomes an essential tool for bridging the gaps that exist between people. By actively seeking to understand others’ perspectives, we can transcend geographical boundaries and forge connections that might otherwise seem improbable. Empathy helps break down stereotypes, dispel prejudices, and promote inclusivity, fostering a sense of unity in the digital world.In the absence of face-to-face interaction, it’s easy for misunderstandings and misinterpretations to arise. Empathy helps mitigate these issues by encouraging active listening and validation.

 

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The Future of Empathy Training: Pioneering a Transformation in Hospital Patient Care |

 

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The healthcare industry, as it stands today, is much more than just offering medical treatment. It's about creating a compassionate, empathetic environment where the patient feels heard, understood, and cared for. Amidst the complex dynamics of modern healthcare, empathy training for hospital staff is rising as a transformative tool to augment the quality of patient care.

Understanding the Role of Empathy in Patient Care

Empathy, simply put, is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. In the context of healthcare, it transcends into a healthcare professional's capability to perceive the experiences and emotions of a patient, communicate this understanding effectively, and subsequently act in a way that is beneficial for the patient. Empathy forms the foundation of a patient-centered approach, where the patient's feelings and perspectives are given prime importance.

 

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What’s the difference between empathy and sympathy?

What’s the difference between empathy and sympathy? | Empathy Movement Magazine | Scoop.it
Sympathy allows you to connect with someone, but generally only on a surface level. After all, it can be difficult or even impossible to truly understand how someone else is experiencing the world. Better Up, a site devoted to helping people live “with greater clarity, purpose, and passion,” describes sympathy as:

Having thoughts about what someone feels
Understanding people’s problems only from your own perspective
Ignoring or suppressing your own emotions
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