Empathy vs Sympathy

Empathy vs Sympathy

Dr. Brené Brown, who is super awesome and did an amazing TED talk on vulnerability (which garnered her more notoriety than she was expecting), summed up the difference between sympathy and empathy in a way that is succinct and beautiful and dead. on. accurate. Then,...
Feed The Good Wolf

Feed The Good Wolf

There’s an old story that makes the Facebook rounds now and then. There are a few versions of it, but the gist is the same each time.   One bright winter day, a young Cherokee boy was out for a walk with his grandfather. Pausing to rest against a snowy...
Depression Is A Liar

Depression Is A Liar

We all know Depression is a horrible, stinking liar. I envision Depression as the mean girl who wouldn’t let anyone with the “wrong” shoes sit at her cafeteria table. She spreads rumors about you that are mean, but somehow just believable enough that...