Sympathy versus Empathy – Which Do you have

 

Does Sympathy mean

Sympathy versus empathy – which do you have when someone you know or meet is experiencing difficulty or loss? When thinking of Sympathy, what comes to your mind? Many people think of it only in terms of feeling sorry for someone because of a loss or misfortune.

Where Do You Stand?

Let me first ask you:

  • Do you have compassion and concern for other people when they have misfortune? Some people seem to always be finding those that are in need of help. They find them then do everything in their power to help them. Is that you?

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Help For Overspending At Christmas

Has Christmas and holiday shopping thrown your budget out the window? If your family celebrates the holidays you may feel pressured to purchase things for your loved ones that you really cannot afford.  There is help for overspending. Ideally, when … [Continue reading]

Giving Thanks

Today is the day before Thanksgiving. As I write this I am reminded of all the things that have happened this year for which I am thankful. Some were personal, some were financial and some were in the lives of my friends and loved ones. It has been … [Continue reading]

What Is Coloring Books For Adults?

Coloring books for adults - You might be asking yourself, "why?" This is a surprising new trend that really should not be so surprising. Adult coloring books are a fairly new thing. It is only in the last couple of years that it has caught on in the … [Continue reading]

Aging Gracefully

Aging gracefully is something that we all hope to be able to do. We hope that we will be able to maintain good mental and physical health until our dying day. Then with loved ones by our side we hope to just gently slip over to the other … [Continue reading]

The Dance

 The Dance is a song made popular by Garth Brooks. It relates to the pain of a loss that might have been prevented had he just known how a relationship would turn out. But in order to miss the pain he would have also had to miss "the … [Continue reading]

In Memory Of My Mom

I Miss You MamaI know that all those whose lives have been touched, directly or indirectly, by Alzheimer’s have their own real stories to tell. This story is just one of many I have to tell about my Mom. She has been gone now for over 16 years … [Continue reading]