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Have you ever wondered what to say when someone you care about is going through a tough time or has experienced something upsetting?
We all struggle sometimes to come up with the right words, wishing we could help our friend or loved one. But, as this excellent video shows, often there really isn’t much we can say to change the situation for that person. Instead, often the best we can offer is understanding and connection – also known as empathy.
Check out this short cartoon to learn how empathy and sympathy differ and how you can be helpful the next time someone you care about needs your support.
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