Tag Archives: empathy

Is the Golden Rule just a guideline?

If I wrote an entry in The Book of Awesome, it would recall those magic moments when everything comes together in the restroom. Your call from nature brings you to this shared private public place and you find the door … Continue reading

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Tolerance & Compassion (3rd of 3 parts): Overcoming Our Biases, Seeing the Whole Person

What are your biases?  We all have them.  If you think you don’t, you may need to dig deep. Does the way other people look, speak, dress and move affect how you relate to them? As an exercise one day, … Continue reading

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Tolerance & Compassion (2nd of 3 parts): How We’re All Different

Everyone is different in their own way.  The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) is fascinating reading for any layperson.  It lists the diagnostic criteria for psychiatric disorders.  You’re sure to find friends, relatives, classmates, coworkers and maybe … Continue reading

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