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2016-03-26 INTRO HCD

Interviewer:  Christel

Interviewee 5:  Anonymous 3 Filled Questionnaire-FB The Universal Empath 101(International)

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Name 1: Christel

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1.   What is your definition of empathy?

  • Self-awareness


2.   How does self-empathy enrich your life?

  • Understanding that the ego always talks first, after it finishes then self-empathy can be heard.

  • Self-empathy understands my place in the universe.


3.   What might be the results if we do not have an empathetic approach?

  • I believe the current state of the world show these results. Both good and bad.


4.   Were you born with empathy (it has always come naturally to you) or did you receive training? If training, what kind?

  • Came naturally.


5.   What tools or skills do you think are needed for someone to be empathetic?

  • Be still.

  • Volunteer.


6.   When you have been faced with an extremely unhappy person, how did you use empathy to bring them out of the unhappiness?

  • I cannot make someone happy. It is their awareness. I can only say I am here for you.


7.   Describe an early experience of understanding empathy?

  • Talking to plants.


8.   What motivates you to learn about empathy?

  • Like any craft, you have to be willing to learn.

  • I want to become better to help myself grow spiritually.


9.   How is empathy demonstrated in gestures and bodily language?

  • Eyes, shoulders, hands.


10. How could understanding empathy improve your relationships?

  • I am responsible for myself. By becoming a more responsive loved one, others will either respond in like or choose if they prefer relationships less empathic.


11.  Are you aware of your emotions to the point you acknowledge them and don't feel held by them? Please describe:

  • Yes. The first emotion may not be the true emotion.

  • Waiting for a moment when I have one helps me to clarify.


12. What keeps people from being empathic? What are sources of resistance?

  • Ego, culture, money, abuse.


13. How do you believe empathy could improve humanity’s global connection?

  • Well more caring people will hopefully make less people suffering.


14. What are the unspoken things that made you realize what others felt in certain situations?

  • Fear, jealousy and resentment

  • Physical pain.


15. There is a lot of fear around the world towards terrorist acts, how could empathy potentially solve this?

  • We can’t. But we can change the meaning of money, which is the cause of wars and terrorism.


16. Tell me about a time when you experienced a lack of empathy in a work situation?

  • Have to on a daily basis.

  • Empathy gets mixed in with enabling.


17. How can we teach others about empathy without them knowing it?

  • Being an example.

  • Just keep doing you.

  • Some will ask and others will not care.

  • Those who inquire, you can teach.

  • But always teach to babies and children.


18. How are empathy, sympathy, apathy and compassion different?

  • Empathy is self.

  • Sympathy and apathy are others

  • Compassion is universal.


19. What would you most like to learn about empathy?

  • To understand spirit visits better.

20. Why is empathy so important to humanity?

  • It's a common cord that runs through the dead, living and future people.

  • It is divine, and connects us to the universe.

  • Without it we would just be drifting.



Interviewer:  Christel

Interviewee 6:  Anonymous 4 Filled Questionnaire-FB The Universal Empath 101(International)

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Name 1: Christel

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1.  What is your definition of empathy?

  • Feeling for someone else

2.   How does self-empathy enrich your life?

  • Centre’s you

3.   What might be the results if we do not have an empathetic approach?

  • Ineffective results

4.   Were you born with empathy (it has always come naturally to you) or did you receive training? If training, what kind?

  • Learned from mum

5.   What tools or skills do you think are needed for someone to be empathetic?

  • Listen & patience

6.   When you have been faced with an extremely unhappy person, how did you use empathy to bring them out of the unhappiness?

  • Remind them of their beauty & their positive effect on others.

7.   Describe an early experience of understanding empathy?

  • Becoming emotional over music in which the lyrics didn't apply to my life at any point.

8.   What motivates you to learn about empathy?

  • To help them overcome & be OK with themselves.

9.   How is empathy demonstrated in gestures and bodily language?

  • Hugs & eye contact

10. How could understanding empathy improve your relationships?

  • Deeper understanding

11.  Are you aware of your emotions to the point you acknowledge them and don't feel held by them? Please describe:

  • Not always aware of them but interacting with others I make myself aware of my emotions.

12.  What keeps people from being empathic? What are sources of resistance?

  • They don't care enough.

13.  How do you believe empathy could improve humanity’s global connection?

  • Kindness & respect for each other is a good thing.

14.  What are the unspoken things that made you realize what others felt in certain situations?

  • Attitude & actions.

15.  There is a lot of fear around the world towards terrorist acts, how could empathy potentially solve this?

  • I don't know.

16.  Tell me about a time when you experienced a lack of empathy in a work situation?

  • I can't recall doing that.

17.  How can we teach others about empathy without them knowing it?

  • Treating them with respect regardless of age, race, gender or sexual preference

18.   How are empathy, sympathy, apathy and compassion different?

  • Caring enough about someone to put yourself in their shoes, & be honest with them, sounds corny but has its own reward.

  • Empathy & compassion are similar.

19.  What would you most like to learn about empathy?

  • Can't answer that

20.  Why is empathy so important to humanity?

  • It is love for your fellow human being.

  • It's important to be valued



Interviewer:  Christel

Interviewee 7:  Anonymous 5 Filled Questionnaire-FB The Universal Empath 101(International))

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Name 1: Christel

Text below:

1.   What is your definition of empathy?

  • Empathy is the ability to feel what others are feeling

2.   How does self-empathy enrich your life?

  • It affects being able to have feelings for yourself

  • To allow yourself time and patience and respect.

  • To feel you are worth something.

3.   What might be the results if we do not have an empathetic approach?

  • Psychopathy

  • Lawlessness

  • Self-centred.

4.   Were you born with empathy (it has always come naturally to you) or did you receive training? If training, what kind?

  • I was born with it and also had it nurtured by seeing how others reacted to situations.

5.   What tools or skills do you think are needed for someone to be empathetic?

  • The ability to be open to others

  • Have listening skills

6.   When you have been faced with an extremely unhappy person, how did you use empathy to bring them out of the unhappiness?

  • Not to judge them and have them know you are listening.

7.   Describe an early experience of understanding empathy?

  • Being able to care for someone, something, especially animals and know they have feelings, even though they are unable to verbalize.

8.   What motivates you to learn about empathy?

  • The feeling you get in your heart that you have done the best for them and they appreciate it.

9.   How is empathy demonstrated in gestures and bodily language?

  • Smiles, hugs, touches and eyes bright

  • Waving

  • Making eye contact

  • Leaning in while listening

10. How could understanding empathy improve your relationships?

  • It will bring trust, honesty and a feeling of joy

  • Willing to continue relationship

11. Are you aware of your emotions to the point you acknowledge them and don't feel held by them? Please describe:

  • Yes, your mind should be aware of what you are feeling; empathizing with others brings feelings of satisfaction.

12. What keeps people from being empathic? What are sources of resistance?

  • Past experiences

  • Not feeling loved or getting positive feedback from others.

13. How do you believe empathy could improve humanity’s global connection?

  • It would bring peaceful feelings as you are not self-centred, you feel for others so you know what they are going through.

  • Think before you act, what would be the outcome of your actions.

14. What are the unspoken things that made you realize what others felt in certain situations?

  • Sad affect, astonishment look in face.

15. There is a lot of fear around the world towards terrorist acts, how could empathy potentially solve this?

  • People need to think what it would be like if it happened to them.

16. Tell me about a time when you experienced a lack of empathy in a work situation?

  • Felt like oh well it had happened to me before so they deserve it also.

17. How can we teach others about empathy without them knowing it?

  • Showing them love and being open and honest

  • Non-judgemental and listening to them.

  • Taking time with them

18. How are empathy, sympathy, apathy and compassion different?

  • Empathy is the ability to feel what the other person is feeling in a situation.

  • Sympathy is feeling sorry for someone.

  • Apathy is not having feelings for something.

  • Compassion is having feeling for someone.

19. What would you most like to learn about empathy?

  • How having too much empathy can affect your physical health and what to do about it.

20. Why is empathy so important to humanity?

  • So life will go on, otherwise there would be death in emotions



Interviewer:  Christel

Interviewee 8:  Anonymous 6 Filled Questionnaire-FB The Universal Empath 101(International)

Transcribers

Name 1: Christel

Text below:

1.   What is your definition of empathy?

  • The ability to feel what someone else is feeling

2.   How does self-empathy enrich your life?

  • Gain an understanding of feelings.

3.   What might be the results if we do not have an empathetic approach?

  • Come across as cold and judgmental.

4.   Were you born with empathy (it has always come naturally to you) or did you receive training? If training, what kind?

  • Naturally.

5.   What tools or skills do you think are needed for someone to be empathetic?

  • An open mind and heart

6.   When you have been faced with an extremely unhappy person, how did you use empathy to bring them out of the unhappiness?

  • Take on their emotions, find something that brings me out of it, try to guide them to do the same.

7.   Describe an early experience of understanding empathy?

  • Becoming emotional over music in which the lyrics didn't apply to my life at any point.

8.   What motivates you to learn about empathy?

  • It's such a huge, important part of life and maintaining relationships.

9.   How is empathy demonstrated in gestures and bodily language?

  • Comforting others and mirroring their body language

10. How could understanding empathy improve your relationships?

  • Being able to understand others' emotions can help you to understand them better

11. Are you aware of your emotions to the point you acknowledge them and don't feel held by them? Please describe:

  • Yes, emotions are temporary as long as you let them pass and don't become hung up on keeping yourself in that same space.

12. What keeps people from being empathic? What are sources of resistance?

  • Being self-absorbed.

13. How do you believe empathy could improve humanity’s global connection?

  • People would likely be kinder to one another if they felt the hurt that other people are feeling and felt the happiness of others.

14. What are the unspoken things that made you realize what others felt in certain situations?

  • Look in eyes

  • Body language

  • Tone of voice.

15. There is a lot of fear around the world towards terrorist acts, how could empathy potentially solve this?

  • Feeling empathy could reduce those types of acts.

16. Tell me about a time when you experienced a lack of empathy in a work situation?

  • My boss would always try to humiliate us in front of other employees without considering our feelings.

17. How can we teach others about empathy without them knowing it?

  • Try to get them to really put themselves into other people's shoes and see things through their eyes

18. How are empathy, sympathy, apathy and compassion different?

  • Empathy - you hurt when someone hurts.

  • Sympathy - you feel bad that someone is hurting.

  • Apathy - you feel nothing.

  • Compassion - you want to comfort someone who is hurting.

19. What would you most like to learn about empathy?

  • How to teach others how to be empathetic.

20. Why is empathy so important to humanity?

  • Diminishes meanness and hurt inflicted on others


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