to relate

who can relate?

who feels the same?

how can we feel what the other person feels?

how can we empathize?


show interest

relate to the other’s feelings

name the feelings

see their experience with your eyes


imagine yourself in their situation

take care of yourself

feel your own emotions

dive into your own pain

just a bit

feeling a bit of pain is human

feeling a bit of pain is useful

feeling the feelings without getting lost in them

holding yourself in the pain

soothing the pain

letting it be

let the other really be

let the other feel seen

name the feelings

let the person speak

let them share the anxious feelings

relate to the humanity of it all

relate to feelings that all humans have


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