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  • Tasha Schuh

The Power of Empathy for Mental Health

Updated: Jun 4

What is the definition of “empathy” and why is it important for our mental health? That’s the topic of today’s vlog!

We’ve heard the expression of putting yourself in someone else’s shoes. That’s a common way to remember that empathy is not sympathy. However, current research proves it goes much deeper than this. What CAN we do to better understand other people’s emotions when faced with hardship?

Let's find out.

Further Resources

- PATH Program - Housed in Human Connection Hub: 

- "Under The Surface"" Empathy Film:    • "Under The Surface" - Empathy Film  

- Empathy Can Change the World Video:    • Empathy Can Change the World  

- Remember this quote: “I don’t know what to say right now, but I am just glad you shared it with me.” - Brené Brown


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