Archive | September 2012

Empathy Overload

I was told this week that I may suffer Empathy Overload… Really!!! is there such a thing?

Can one person truly care too much?

Part of  our design as humans is we have an ability to empathise with people who are suffering within our own society.

“Empathy is necessary for compassion” – So how are we able to care and not take on what seems to be overwhelm? It seems that by experiencing quite horrific things in our lifetime has us feeling from the depths of our souls and this total overload of empathy is something we can not seem to control. So what I’ve learnt is that we need to find other ways to take our minds away from those sad experiences happening around us, In our community and also on a Global scale. Being able to empathise is a good thing… as long as we Continue reading