Episode 1 – Being A Beginner At Anything Increases Your Empathy


In our first episode, I interview Esther about a recent art class she took and how it reminded her of how being a beginner at something increases your empathy. We talk about what empathy is, why it’s important, and give you tips on how you can increase your empathy and make it easier to access it.

Tips mentioned in this episode:

Books

Amy Edmodnson – Psychological safety

Brene Brown – Vulnerabiltiy

Self-reflection questions 

How might this look to someone else?

How would you see things if you were in their position?

Other

Reading fiction increases your empathy

Virginia Satir – Coping Stances

Getting to know each other exercises like Journey Lines, Market Of Skills, etc


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