Sympathy v/s Empathy

What is Sympathy and Empathy? Empathy is a very important skill or ability, for success in career and personal life. It improves your capacity and capability to communicate with others effectively and empathetically. Sympathy and Empathy are both nouns but are not used interchangeably. They, however, share common roots, that is emotion and feeling. What is Sympathy? Sympathy is when you share the feeling of others. What is Empathy? Empathy is to understand another’s feeling but not necessarily share it. The key to empathize or sympathize effectively with someone is to listen. If you want to know more about how to improve your listening skills, do watch our earlier video on youtube on Listening Skills. And for regular updates from English Arcade, do subscribe to our channel so you never miss out on tips to improve your overall communication.

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