4 Ways to Activate Your Empathy

The Dust Bowl

Em·pa·thy: the ability to share someone else’s feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in that person’s situation.

Great designers are great empathizers

Stockholm Public Library

1) Read Literary Fiction

“Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant?”

— Henry David Thoreau

Rocky Mountain National Park

2) Spend time in nature

A tour through Trondheim with a Norwegian friend.

3) Travel

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes. — Proust

St Agnes Convent, Prague

4) Meditation and prayer

Empathy Makes Us Better Designers and Humans

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Product Designer @metamask_io, previously freelance and @thoughtbot // human-centered designer, reader, and mountain-lover, with a deep curiosity about people

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