The Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy


Simple, insightful and powerful! This will strike you like a thunderbolt.
What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? What's the difference between empathy and sympathy? In this beautifully animated RSA short film,Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.


Dr Brené Brown is a research professor and best-selling author. She has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame.
Are you ready to be vulnerable in order to help someone else?

Voice: Dr Brené Brown
Animation: Katy Davis (AKA Gobblynne)
Production and Editing: Al Francis-Sears and Abi Stephenson

via: filmsforaction.org
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