Empathy is what the world needs more of. After all, what better way to help a person feel acknowledged and loved than seeking to understand what they are experiencing and walking a mile in their shoes? Here are 7 empathy quotes to inspire us all to slow down and think about others and what they might be going through.
Want to read more about the power of empathy?
- Check out our article about fitness guru Drew Manning, who intentionally gained and then lost 75 pounds so he could better understand how to help his overweight clients: Fit to Fat to Fabulous: Drew Manning’s Up-and-Down Journey
- Read about Kyle Fox, who created the nonprofit organization Follow the Flag. He does everything in his power to honor the bravery and sacrifice of U.S. veterans and helps their families feel supported as they work through feelings of grief and loss. His efforts have sparked a new wave of patriotism and united communities across the country: Follow the Flag: To Honor, Heal, and Inspire
- Don’t miss this touching story about a group of Utah women who are bringing a much-needed boost to local restaurant workers. Their acts of generosity and kindness have moved these employees to tears as they realize that people care about them and their struggles to make ends meet after an extremely tough year dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic: Utah Women Surprise Restaurant Staff with Thousands of Dollars in Tips—Every Month!
- Finally, read about the unique and touching way that a community rallied around a lonely LGBTQ+ teen: How an Anonymous Note Brought a Community Together
Empathy makes the world feel less lonely. When we show compassion and express empathy for someone else, it creates a way to truly connect with other people, and it’s a beautiful thing to witness.
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