Empathy and CompassionSunday, July 13, 2014
It may sound different but there are not many people in the world that shares the same feelings of empathy and compassion to others. Having to hear everyday the challenges of victims and those with conflicts with the law, you can't help not to recognize that strong emotions that pours out from them.
Sharing another feelings can sometimes hurt you in a form that your heart could ache as if your experiencing the pain the other people are dealing with. It's like watching a movie or a television drama wherein you can feel the emotions of the character and the adrenaline rushes through your veins signaling your heart and mind to have the same feelings which eventually make us burst into tears.
Compassion on the other hand can make a big difference on our whole being, being able to give empathy and compassion is a work in progress , it's a virtue to begin with. Before you can give compassion to anyone, you need to start on yourself, self-compassion is very important. Showing concern to your entire whole being is very important to fully understand yourself, your role, your dreams. It can also helps you to have a better mental health and improve your life for the better.
When you start to learn self compassion, you can deal with failures and problems in a lighter tone and if you make it a habit, it is more likely to achieve a happy life. Care for yourself among others, it helps you to be a better person.