Compassionate Integrity Training Final CIT training manual 11-30 - Page 123

Compa ssionate Integrit y Tr a ining A S e cu l a r Ethic s Appr oa c h to C ulti vat ing Pe rs on al, S o ci al and E n vir on me n tal F lo u r i shing Notes Skill 7: Empathic Concern FEELING OVERWHELMED BY THE SUFFERING OF OTHERS OTHER-FOCUSED RATHER THAN SELF-FOCUSED EMPATHIC DISTRESS EMPATHIC CONCERN Empathic Concern Endearment Sympathetic Joy Benefits of Empathy Ce n t e r for Compa s sion, I n teg r i t y a nd S e cu l ar E t hics | L ife Uni ve rsi t y | M ar ie t ta, G e or g i a - 117 -