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Defensiveness and Empathy

Monday Mindset
Defensiveness and Empathy
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To empathise with others, we need to first drop our defences.

Daisy explores some thoughts on defensiveness and how it creates a huge barrier when it comes to social connections, understanding and empathy.

Links to the resources used in this episode:

Barriers to Empathy by Tracie Abram (Michigan State University)

https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/barriers_to_empathy

Struggling in a Stranger’s Shoes: Barriers to Empathy by Salomé Bucher

https://www.fourgoods.co/stories-not-statistics/

Defensiveness and Growing Your Allyship @BrandonKGood

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBXDlHlj3zr/

Brené Brown’s podcast Unlocking Us - Brené with Austin Channing Brown on 

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness

https://brenebrown.com/podcast/brene-with-austin-channing-brown-on-im-still-here-black-dignity-in-a-world-made-for-whiteness/

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