Help kids learn empathy

Empathy — the ability to understand and share the feelings of another — is something that experts say can be enhanced, learned, and practiced.  Could a generation of children raised to be empathic change the world? Imagine… no hunger, homelessness, or war. Imagine schools with no bullying. How do you foster an empathic environment atContinue reading “Help kids learn empathy”

How to help a friend who is hurting?

Dr Brené Brown‘s sweetly funny video about empathy vs sympathy teaches us how to connect with others who are sad. I saw this video when it first came out and as Bear climbed down into the hole to be with Fox I thought “yes – exactly”. Since then I’ve learned the importance of inner strength andContinue reading “How to help a friend who is hurting?”