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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