Coming from an entrepreneurial family, Sy-Coson said she can empathize
very well with the MSMEs' struggles.
The idea that our ability to empathize
with others is contingent on genetics may at first feel disconcerting.
Imagine running with a hand clamped over your nose and mouth (not sealing off the air exactly, but seriously restricting access to free flowing air) and you can empathize
with those who suffer from this malady.
In extreme cases of early emotional neglect, children can grow up with little capacity to relate to and understand others--or empathize
. This puts the child at risk for a host of problems, including the capacity to hurt others without any feeling of remorse.
It is not hard to empathize
with college students struggling under the burdens of school loans and part-time jobs.
Given the intended audience, I appreciated Kottler's consistency throughout the book in encouraging new counselors to be patient in their learning process and in making suggestions for them to increase their altruism and ability to empathize
Their interpretation of their roles, therefore, was well thought out and convincing, though the sophistication of the dancers made it somewhat difficult for the audience to empathize
with their naive characters.
Find someone who will listen to and empathize
with your frustrations and successes.
Understanding human emotions through literary characters may assist the nurse in her ability to empathize
with the patients in a myriad of situations and circumstances.
At Mass these days, no longer quite supple enough to fold that far, I sit back in my pew as the rest of the congregation begins to kneel and wince as my children flop to their knees with the careless recklessness of the rubbery young, and watch entranced as my wife contracts with her usual pliant grace, and empathize
with the old and sore as they slowly creak to their knees like old horses closing up shop for the night.
Servant leaders understand and empathize
with others, accept them, and value them for their special unique spirits.
Like professional counselors who are also sworn officers, peer supporters offer instant credibility and the ability to empathize
. A large cadre of trained peer supporters can match fellow officers with those who have experienced the same incident, thus heightening the empathy inherent in the peer relationship.