We’re all empathic. What this means is that you can catch emotions and states-of-being like a cold. But if you don’t know that what you’re feeling isn’t actually yours, just something you caught from someone else, then you could be in trouble. Wouldn’t it be nice to know, with as much certainty as possible, that your all-important feelings and beliefs actually come from within you, and represent your own truth – instead of just being something that you picked up along the way? In this episode we’re going to talk about the science of empathy, as well as two quick, powerful ways to keep yourself clear.

Other episodes that I refer to:

34: Science of Safety – Stephen Porges

57: Mastering Mindfulness in Your Relationship – Dan Siegel

13: Resolve Conflict and Create Intimacy through Attunement – Keith Witt

29: How to Heal Your Triggers and Trauma – Peter Levine

116: Sex, Love, and Dating: From Addiction to Health – Alex Katehakis

16: Expanding Your View of What’s Possible in Relationship – Gabrielli LaChiara


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