So what is the difference between empathy and sympathy?

So what is the difference between empathy and sympathy?

What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.

RSA Shorts - The Power of Empathy

Dr Brené Brown is a research professor and best-selling author of “Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead” (Penguin Portfolio, 2013). She has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame.

Voice: Dr Brené Brown; Animation: Katy Davis (AKA Gobblynne) www.gobblynne.com.

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