Posts tagged #Empathy

All The Same And All Alone

     Watch the Video! "Same Difference" by Blake Brandes (Motivational Blog Rap #26)

How often do we find ourselves in situations where we don’t understand why someone made the decision they made? 

Maybe that person ignored you, insulted you, committed a crime, or made a short-sighted decision that had negative consequences. 

Maybe that person was a stranger in a restaurant, or maybe it was a close friend or family member. 

“I can’t believe that person did that!” you might think to yourself.  “I’d never do that!”

Posted on February 5, 2015 .

Why It's Good to Be Sick

     Watch the Video! "So Sick" by Blake Brandes (Motivational Blog Rap #23)

Last week I had a fever and severe coughing, and it made me reflect on how much I take my health for granted. 

I have several friends with chronic illnesses who spend their entire lives accompanied by intermittent pain and discomfort.  But these friends don’t wallow in their suffering – they use it to connect with other people who are also sick or struggling. 

Posted on January 15, 2015 .