Empathy, compassion, personality, attitudes: can people change?

An interesting article on empathy and change… There is plenty of evidence that empathy can be taught in childhood, but it gets more complicated when it comes to adults, especially when it is forced. Can people change? That’s the question behind the multibillion-dollar self-help industry, the proliferation of blogs and podcasts that promise to make you…

5 exercises to help you build more empathy

A great article from the TED talks website on ways to build more Empathy into your life. Check out the extract below and the full article here Empathy — or understanding the thoughts and feelings of the people around us — is one of the most important and most trying parts of being social creatures. But…