"Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another." - On a spiritual level it is even experiencing the emotions of another. Empathy can be both a blessing and a curse.
& There isn’t a lot of research that explores the connection between empathy and recovery from trauma. However, the connection between social support and the development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after a traumatic event.
When we imagine the worst, we procrastinate to avoid it. To stop acting like a paralyzed procrastinator, we need reality checks to stay clear-sighted. The July 2013 Unstuck newsletter offers tips to get us moving again.