The only thing that people enjoy more than being seen is being recognized for something they’re really good at.
… great gift — and even to enjoy it — but don’t make it your focus. Let it be a side effect instead. Don’t focus on what the gift says about you; focus on what it creates for the other person.
… our lives, the impact that empathy can have in our relationships and in our individual well-being. It feels amazing — and often incredibly healing — to be listened to, to be understood, and to know that our pain and joy matter to others.