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5 Ways To Teach My Son Empathy

Sarah Fader shares why she believes that few things are more important for her son to learn than empathy. Read...
Sarah Fader of The Good Men Project    |   04.5.19   |   SHARE
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What Teaching Taught Me About Empathy

And then I did what some people might consider unprofessional: I opened up to them as well. I struggle with a variety of mental health conditions. Read...
Alexa Hope    |   11.13.18   |   SHARE
Minds
I'm your neighbor, and a couple of months ago you hit my car. I’m writing to you because…

A Hit and Run, And My Struggle To Find Empathy​

"I'm your neighbor, and a couple of months ago you hit my car. I’m writing to you because…" I write draft after draft, obsessing about this woman. Read...
Rachel Sarah    |   08.14.18   |   SHARE
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The only thing worse than being in a bad mood, is dealing with someone else’s bad mood.

9 Things To Do When Your Partner’s In A REALLY Bad Mood

The only thing worse than being in a bad mood, is dealing with someone else’s bad mood. Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   03.2.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Learning about privilege requires three key aspects: openness, humility, and self-awareness. (Image: Annie Pratt for Unsplash)

How To Talk To Your Child About Privilege

Privilege is a complex term to grasp, even for adults. The earlier we teach it to our younger generations, the easier it becomes to understand. Read...
Mariana Plata    |   11.15.17   |   SHARE
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Yay, honoring human complexity!

6 Reasons To Embrace Being Unlikable

I didn’t realize I was a polarizing person until my late 20s. I was raised in a tradition where being liked was extremely important — pivotal, even. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.18.17   |   SHARE
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I’m An Exhausted Empath!

What’s Not Said: I’m An Exhausted Empath

If you’re an empath, you probably easily absorb the emotions of others and need time alone to decompress. If you're like me you're one exhausted Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   10.4.17   |   SHARE
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Many believe that validating a child’s feelings, always, leads to whiny, clingy, entitled children. That just isn’t the case.

Validating A Child Doesn't Mean Coddling Them

Validating a child isn't telling them what's worth or not worth crying over. We don't get to judge our kids for having a different perspective. Read...
Sam Milam    |   09.27.17   |   SHARE
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