A friend just told you that they're going through a really difficult time in their lives. Maybe they have lost a loved one, maybe they're having a difficult time at work, or even maybe they've recently lost their job. Do you sympathize or empathize with them? Is there a difference?
According to scholar and author Dr. Brené Brown, the answer is a resounding yes. Hear her wise advice on how best to love a suffering friend in this beautifully animated short.