Monday Mindset

Defensiveness and Empathy

Monday Mindset
Defensiveness and Empathy

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)

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

Defensiveness and Growing Your Allyship @BrandonKGood

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

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

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