Society & Culture:Personal Journals
35: How to foster empathy for more meaningful conversations with Kate Kenfield
We’re often taught that listening is the key to a meaningful, expansive conversation.
But I’d like to extend our emotional skillset further – empathy is the key to connection and richer relationships.
Yet isn’t empathy something that’s we’re intrinsically inclined to do? Aren't we taught how to show empathy through lived experience?
Not necessarily so.
In fact, empathy is a skill that must be mastered and cultivated, much like learning an instrument.
This is where Kate Kenfield’s work becomes essential. She’s a sex and relationships educator who works with people of a wide variety of vocations and experiences, empowering them to enhance the way they relate, listen understand and love.
In this episode, we talk about how to show empathy and:
The Feelings Cards will help expand your emotional vocabulary.
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