Empathy vs. Sympathy

When somebody (of any age) shares meaningful events or emotions with you, how can you respond in a way that invites connection?

As we seek to help children become people of strong character…
As we listen to our students share pieces of their worlds with us…
As we interact daily with colleagues, families, and strangers…

…this short, beautifully animated lesson from Brene Brown on the “how” of empathy is powerful and transformative.

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