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Oct 24, 2023

How do I help my loved one when they are sad?


Differences in sadness and sorrow definition

relationship to distress and emotion regulation


Elevated, heavy feelings – sadness, guilt, remorse/regret, powerlessness

-       Time oriented, long suffering, pain taking time

-       Death, change, trauma, heartbreak,...

Oct 17, 2023

Listener question: How do I have a conversation with someone I disagree with when I feel passionately about something?


Annoyed, accosted, attacked, or acknowledgment – honoring people’s passions while setting our own boundaries


Tip 1 – root around your belief systems and consider how it impacts people


Tip 2...

Oct 3, 2023

Listener question: How do I have both empathy and boundaries?

Article on empathy and boundaries at -

 The difference between “hey, hold my emotions” and “withness”

Cognitive empathy:

Do they need us to see their...