By Dr. Mark Sircus
Listening to the being of another is the highest act of caring. To listen to the level of being or soul we must be “feeling” with the other person. We must be “feeling” one with their inner world. This is the essence of empathy. Empathy is the pure understanding of what others are experiencing and feeling. When we have shed our preconceived ideas and judgments about life and people we open up the heart that has this special capacity to empathize with another.
The most beautiful beings listen deeply and are powerful with their vulnerabilities. In face, we find that the greatest gift a therapist can give a patient is their vulnerability because when the gift is given it more easily opens the doors to the patients vulnerabilities. This goes equally for personal intimate relationships of the heart…
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