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What Is Compassion, Difference between Empathy, Sympathy, and Compassion?

Darryl Bachmeier Mar 22, 2020 Emotions
Compassion, Empathy and Sympathy. Woman comforts another by clasping hands.

Compassion, empathy, or sympathy are like close cousins. The three of them do carry different meanings but are very much related to each other, and this is the reason why people use these words for the same purpose. These three can be defined as the stages. The first stage is sympathy, which means to understand the problem/suffering, the second one is the empathy it means to be able to feel the pain, and the last one is compassion, which says, having enough courage to provide the solution. What is compassion? Compassion refers to the ability to feel the pain of the other. The person who feel compassionate for someone he not only feels the suffering of another person is going through but also provides the remedy through which he could get rid of such pain. Often, compassion is confused with that of empathy, but both of them carry a different...

Sadness, between Being Affected and Healed

Darryl Bachmeier Mar 20, 2020 Emotions
Sad, depressed and worried young woman in window. Raining outside.

Doubtlessly, no one’s life is free from sorrow, grief, despair or even helplessness. There are moments in life that seem short and silly but are hard to forget for they can be the cause of depression for the rest of your life. Sadness is an inner feeling or an emotional pain that is characterized by feelings of disadvantage, anger, and disappointment. This blog is not written to underestimate your hard times but to show that if you submit to this pain, then say goodbye to your dream-achieving endeavors. What are the Factors of Sadness? You have to bear in mind that not everyone is affected by the same factor of this fatal feeling, but they might have the same appearance as a sad person. Stress Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension that results from various situations in your life. In these situations where you feel under pressure,...

Revenge - Why Is It Such A Bad Idea And How To Resist It

Darryl Bachmeier Mar 19, 2020 Emotions
Angry man holds knife ready to stab. Man seeks revenge for wrongdoing.

It is payback time. Someone has done you a harm, and now you want to inflict harm on him or her. You want retribution. We see it all the time in so many movies and TV shows. A man seeks revenge for what has been done to him, and he gets it. Wouldn’t you love the chance to say such powerful words now you get to have your revenge? Does revenge belong in our real lives? We see it as a way of getting closure after we have been wronged, and it can be quite rewarding in the heat of the moment. Still, does it stay rewarding? What it actually does is prolongs the suffering of the original wrongdoing. It means that, instead of healing your wounds, you are keeping them fresh. It re-opens your wounds and aggravates them. Therefore, in reality, you are punishing yourself instead of the one...

How to Be More Grateful

Darryl Bachmeier Mar 19, 2020 Emotions

Every single day of our life may bring us both troubles and lucky circumstances. The possibility of both is about equal. Maybe the next day you will get a raise, or your dog may die, who knows? Nobody. You have to be prepared for everything, and it will be better for you if you do not fall into depression when your career hits a bump. We usually accept the gifts of fate with joy, and that is entirely okay. It is rare, but also understandable, to experience gratitude for a small, every day, common activity, like getting breakfast from your partner. However, can we potentially learn to take the downturns of our fortune and be okay with them too? It seems like we can, and we have to. Here are a few techniques that help you to learn how to be grateful for everything in your life. Gaining Experience Anything...

Happiness Defined - How to increase it

Darryl Bachmeier Mar 19, 2020 Emotions

It may be odd to ask, but how do you define happiness? Does your happiness have the same criteria as others? As you may hear it very often, do you think it makes a great difference in your life? Generally speaking, happiness relates to life satisfaction and moments of pleasure. Therefore, a happy person is someone who frequently experiences positive emotions, such as joy and pride and infrequently negative emotions, such as sadness and anger. However, each person summarizes their happiness in objects or things. Let’s read together some and find out whether they’re right or not. Myths and Facts about Happiness What is Happiness? Where Does it Come From? Many people have answered these questions, but which may be closer to reality? Let’s discuss together some opinions to come out with a more clear outlook about what is happiness. Some people see happiness in money. However, the more money...

Attract love into your life

Darryl Bachmeier Mar 19, 2020 Emotions
Young couple in love walk holding hands on the city street.

Love might as well be the meaning of our lives, don’t you agree? With love, everything is possible. It is the most magical occurrence that has been written about and sang about for ages. Every single person in this world wants to have love in his or her lives. Why shouldn’t they? Humans are made to feel and share love. It seems like life suddenly has a purpose again once you meet the love of your life, and everyone is searching for that feeling. Still, not everyone knows how to attract love into his or her life. You have to open yourself up to love. Surround yourself with positive people and avoid the negative ones. You need to know that they are supportive of you. Start putting yourself out there. Go out occasionally because the love of your life is not just going to fall into your lap while you...

All You Need to Know About Loneliness

Darryl Bachmeier Jul 4, 2019 Emotions

Sometimes you need a break from a routine schedule or work and go to a beautiful place and be alone, to figure things out. However, if you develop a feeling of wanting to disappear and not wanting to be found, you could suffer from loneliness. Loneliness is not being alone; it’s a feeling that nobody cares. You can even be lonely in a crowd. Most people think that loneliness affects the old folks and young lone kids alone, but it’s not. Many adults feel they do not have a close friend they can confide in, and some feel unloved. Most people face a challenge in admitting their loneliness to family, colleagues, and friends. But if you notice the following signs in an individual’ he/she could be suffering from loneliness. Here’s how you tell if someone is lonely. Spending a lot of time alone. If you spend a lot of time...

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