Tagged: empathy

Living

Disarming the Narcissist

Dr. Michael Gervais speaks with clinical social worker Wendy Behary about how to identify and approach someone with narcissistic tendencies.

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Body & Mind

How Humor Builds Empathy

Scott Aukerman, co-founder of “Between Two Ferns,” defaulted to comedy to disarm bullies early in life. He thinks humor is key to fostering empathy and genuine interactions.

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Home

Seeing Behind “Bad” Behavior

Kids struggling with chronic emotional and behavioral problems are sometimes labelled as “misbehaving” by parents and teachers alike. Here’s how to speak to the child behind the behavior.

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Features

A Kinder, Gentler World

Is compassion something we only have so much of? Or can we be trained to love more people more of the time? Jennifer Campbell reports.

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Living

Have Empathy for the “Naughty” Kids

You know the ones: They punch, kick, swear, and generally give us a hard time. Mitch Abblett, Ph.D., explores our perception of naughty kids and how we can change it with a little mindfulness.