Madelyn Griffith-Haynie invites us to consider the place of empathy in our lives by allowing us to relive with her a traumatic experience in her past. It is moving and uplifting – and the first of three parts. Let us consider her truth – together.
Tough Love Lessons
from an Empathy Deficit Society
© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
from the Walking a Mile Series – Part I
“There, but for the grace of God, go I”
Not my problem, not my business?
Our society seems to be rapidly moving to a state where it is empathy-averse. The next few posts are my attempt at trying to change that sad reality in some small fashion by telling my personal story. It is time
Many who are still able to care what happens to others take the “wait and see” approach, hoping perhaps that some of the problems will resolve without their involvement.
I have noticed it most overtly in response to current political actions of late, but I have always seen it most pervasively in the continuing lack of Mental Health Awareness.
That attitude troubles me greatly. We need each…
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