I hope this helps. Find specific ways to lend a helping hand. To actively teach children empathyparents can explain their own emotions during significant events. What I discovered after I made this shift is that I may carried extra empathy, the type that may save a guidance counselor or social worker from burnout but will lead to codependency and unfulfilling connections in more personal relationships. Many people seem to be naturally empathetic. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read times. Empathy doesn't 'wear out' per se.
Encourage them to share a professional story instead.
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It takes a while, but most children develop empathy easily. Make a list of the things they might have in common with these people. Were these people worth the effort? Fortunately, these two traits do often develop without any special attention paid to them, but imagine how different classrooms, offices, organizations, and homes around the world might be if they were specifically targeted during childhood development? Empathy is important, especially in my current position. Next, the worksheet encourages the student to apply that idea to him- or her-self: