“The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.”
—ACTRESS MERYL STREEP
There are people who can understand others, while some people have absolutely no idea where others are coming from. Even though we may not be consciously aware of it, we naturally feel closer to people who understand us and therefore tend to become more open and trust them. Think of the people you go to for support and comfort when you need it. What qualities do they have? They are people with empathy.
Empathy means being able to accurately read where other people are at emotionally. It means being able to get below the words others ...