The default is to see others through a narrow lens of what separates us. In Episode 38, I challenge you to look for what connects you to others and take your power back to shape your perception of the people around you.
1:20 I serenade you.
2:32 When we are scared, our tendency is to find someone we can pin the pain on.
2:45 I define what it means to “other”.
3:45 Anais Nin quote
4:30 Perception is a practice.
5:21 The word “sonder” from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows
6:26 Actively searching for points of commonality to find ourselves in the other
7:10 The inner work of humanizing
8:14 A first step towards shifting out of dehumanizing
8:58 We are wired to empathize.
9:05 This week’s homework: 2 parts.
Dr. Jessica Tartaro
Intimacy Coach & Connection Facilitator
Pronouns “She” + “Her”
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