The Autonomic Healing Podcast - Conversations with Tom Pals

Energize Empathy

January 10, 2024 Thomas Pals and Ruth Lorensson Season 2 Episode 25
Energize Empathy
The Autonomic Healing Podcast - Conversations with Tom Pals
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The Autonomic Healing Podcast - Conversations with Tom Pals
Energize Empathy
Jan 10, 2024 Season 2 Episode 25
Thomas Pals and Ruth Lorensson

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Welcome to the Autonomic Healing Podcast with Tom Pals and Ruth Lorensson. In this episode, Tom and Ruth dive into the ABCs of thriving, focusing on the letter E—Energize Empathy. They explore the crucial difference between sympathy and empathy, emphasizing the importance of understanding emotions and maintaining healthy boundaries.

Tom introduces the concept of "with" and "in," highlighting the significance of distinguishing between feeling with someone and feeling into or in their emotions. The discussion unfolds as they share examples of when sympathy is appropriate and beneficial, such as during shared experiences like loss or celebration.

The term "energize empathy" becomes a central theme, signifying the intentional act of giving energy to empathy. The conversation expands to how empathy can be applied in various relationships, preventing the pitfalls of sympathy and fostering healthier emotional connections.

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Welcome to the Autonomic Healing Podcast with Tom Pals and Ruth Lorensson. In this episode, Tom and Ruth dive into the ABCs of thriving, focusing on the letter E—Energize Empathy. They explore the crucial difference between sympathy and empathy, emphasizing the importance of understanding emotions and maintaining healthy boundaries.

Tom introduces the concept of "with" and "in," highlighting the significance of distinguishing between feeling with someone and feeling into or in their emotions. The discussion unfolds as they share examples of when sympathy is appropriate and beneficial, such as during shared experiences like loss or celebration.

The term "energize empathy" becomes a central theme, signifying the intentional act of giving energy to empathy. The conversation expands to how empathy can be applied in various relationships, preventing the pitfalls of sympathy and fostering healthier emotional connections.

Thanks for listening!

You can follow us on
Facebook
Instagram
Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts
Check out the Autonomic Healing Website

We appreciate you!