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Empathy Is All About Perspective

Empathy is most often defined by the metaphors of 'standing in someone else's shoes' or 'seeing through someone else's eyes'. After much research and reading, combining and synthesizing the different ways the word is used, I see four different aspects of empathy:
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Compassion. Empathy. Altruism.

Traveling along the path of self discovery and acceptance leads to exercising self-compassion. This self-compassion naturally leads to having greater empathy, more compassion for others. Many people I have talked with consider the terms compassion, empathy and altruism to mean one in the same thing. That is not truth.
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A Self-Relection Exercise

One of the greatest self-reflection exercises that I have come across is journaling.  This activity works so well that I have consciously utilized in my life for over fifteen years. …

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June 27th – Thank You

This is the first of many free gifts that Today’s Visions and Arizona Lowe will offer you – no strings, no emails, no name.  I just want you to have the opportunity to enjoy…

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Choose To Be Happy

Viktor Frankl says it is the last of our human freedoms.  I maintain that it is also the first of our freedoms and the only constant freedom we can maintain.  We always have the freedom…