Empathy vs. Sympathy | Grammarly Blog

More great wordplay: Empathy and Sympathy are NOT the same. Learn how to use them here! 😀  In 1855, Walt Whitman described his reaction to a person in pain in his poem “Song of Myself.” I do not ask… Source: Empathy vs. Sympathy | Grammarly Blog Continue reading

I Choose Compassion

One of the highest teachings of the Buddha is that of compassion. What exactly is compassion?  John Makransky, PhD in his book entitled, “Compassion in Buddhist Psychology,” says compassion is a companion to empathy.  We as humans sense others pain, and we look for ways to alleviate this pain.  When… Continue reading

How Do I Promote Peace? With Tolerance…

How Do I Promote Peace? I ask myself this question every month now as part of the Bloggers for Peace monthly challenge found at Every Day Gurus.com. This month I have chosen to promote tolerance.  Today is the International Day of Peace.  Help promote peace within your own heart. Thanks… Continue reading