Embracing Empathy Part Two: Taking Kindness to the Next Level!

Embracing Empathy

My last post explored the ways that empathy is deeply ingrained in human nature, but also some of the psychological ways that humans are bad at harnessing empathy to have a positive impact on ourselves and those around us. Today I wanted to give some practical tips on how to embrace empathy in your everyday life in order to improve your personal happiness and sense of purpose, and make life better for those around you.

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How to find a satisfying and meaningful volunteer opportunity

Group Of Young People Stacking Their Hands

As we get ready to ring in 2015, I know there are a lot of people out there looking to lend some of their time as a volunteer – either to build experience for themselves, give back to their community, build their connections, or all of the above. Today I decided I would give some advice for those of us looking to get involved in a cause: Continue reading

Why should we care about having a positive impact in the world?

It is a common belief that you have to choose to either live your life for others, or for yourself. This is a really tough choice to grapple with, and most people find themselves struggling to balance helping and supporting other people alongside taking care of their own wants and needs. However, in truth, our needs and the needs of others overlap way more often than we think.

 

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