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Is Empathy Important? How to Become More Empathetic

Empathy and Sympathy are two different words with two different meanings. Sometimes, people interchanged them with one another. But what is the true meaning of Empathy? According to Maria, it is how empathetic you are with someone’s feelings or emotions. In this episode, Maria Romano discussed empathy and discussed sympathy, and courage briefly.

Standout Quotes:

  • “When you’re vulnerable, it shows that you have courage, it shows you have strength, and it shows that you’re willing to step out of your comfort zone. “
  • “Empathy means being empathetic to the person’s feelings or emotions and not making it about you.”
  • “The more in touch you are with emotions, the more in touch you are with your emotions. The more you define them and you’re able to articulate them, the better you are at canceling everything that comes across you in life.”

Key Takeaways:

  • There is a difference between showing sympathy and empathy to others.
  • Empathy is about understanding how others must be feeling and at the same time not making the situation about yourself.
  • Being vulnerable doesn’t mean that you’re weak, it means that you are courageous and strong.
  • If you are aware of what others are feeling, you are more aware of your own feelings.

Episode Timeline:

[0:02] Intro

[1:11] What Empathy Means

[2:24] Personal situation

[3:34] Making the Moment about yourself and not for others

[4:10] Best Thing You Can Do


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