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Thursday, September 28th, 2017

 

Being empathetic is good, but it can hurt your health

(Jun Cen for The Washington Post) By Jennifer Breheny Wallace September 25 Your husband was just passed over for a promotion, and he’s depressed. Your friend’s breast cancer has returned. As a supportive spouse and friend, you feel their pain. Growing research suggests there’s a cost to all that caring.Empathy — the ability to tune into and share another person’s emotion from their perspective — plays a crucial role in bringing people together. It’s the joy you feel at a friend’s wedding or the pain you experience when you see someone suffering.It’sRead More


Being empathetic is good, but it can hurt your health

But the researchers also discovered that those who were asked to react to the essay with compassion — who thought about how the other person might be feeling but didn’t share the emotion — had a positive, invigorating arousal response, as if they were confronting a challenge that was achievable or offering advice that might help improve the student’s situation. “People assume that any kind of empathy is associated with positive health benefits and behaviors, but for the first time we have physical evidence that not all empathy is alike,Read More


Zodiac Signs Who Are Narcissistic, Ranked From Most To Least

5. ARIES (March 21 – April 19) Aries are more inconsiderate than narcissistic. They aren’t always thinking of others and often times they don’t take them into account, even when it’s a loved one. Aries do what they want and if it works out for others, that’s cool; if it doesn’t, that’s not Aries’ concern. Aries know that they’re all that and don’t really need other people to validate them — they’ll do it for themselves. Just don’t try to challenge their superior status because you’ll have a war onRead More


Zodiac Signs Who Are Narcissistic, Ranked From Most To Least

What is it about narcissists that make them so fascinating? Is it their over-exaggerated sense of self-importance or their entitlement and air of superiority? Maybe it’s because there are so many of them and we all know one… or ten. If you’ve been in a relationship with a narcissist, you try never to be in that situation again. Narcissists are so full of themselves and their needs that they aren’t even aware of the damage that they do. Even their horoscope can’t convince them otherwise. Narcissists will do whatever theyRead More