The POWER of empathy vs. sympathy.
I was reminded of that today.
I believe people recognize the difference between the two; whether it's a feeling they have, or an actual thought.
I feel as a collective - many women have this to express: "Please don't feel sorry for me. I am a strong woman who will falter, hands in the air, pain in my heart, and eventually pick myself up, rise above, and remember who I am and what is inside of me."
The question is; can we be there and hold space for each other in those vulnerable times? Brene Brown speaks on this so eloquently on this: