Dan Siegal talks about the neuropsycholgy of empathy. Mirror neurons simulate internal states. Your brain takes in another's emotional state through your "mirror neurons" that influences your brainstem and then the body. You resonate with what you see. You start feeling thirsty as you imagine I am feeling thirsty. You start feeling angry if you [...]
Effective conflict resolution From the mouths of babes... enjoy the smile it brings
What's the fastest way to de-escalate conflict and connect with someone? Using Empathy and Acknowledgement. Here, Mark Ruffalo and some fuzzy crimson creature gives us some useful reminders about empathy. There are 3 states of empathy according to the Centre for Creative Leadership: 1. Intellectual Empathy: "getting" what the other is saying - understanding the [...]
This short film illustrates the power of words to radically change your message and your effect upon the world.
Tweet If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. — Nelson Mandela Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding. — Albert Einstein Nothing in life is to be feared, it [...]