The Power of Empathy, animated short explains the difference between empathy and sympathy

In an animated short titled “The Power of Empathy,” research professor Dr. Brené Brown explains a key component of being human in a clear, simple fashion. The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts (RSA) provides the visual narrative.

When someone’s kind of in a deep hole and they shout out from the bottom and they say, “I’m stuck. It’s dark. I’m overwhelmed.” And then we look and we say “hey,” and we  climb down, “I know what it’s like down here and you’re not alone.”

animated by Katy Davis

via Dr. Brené Brown