Rewiring Your Brain for Healthy Empathy: Acquiring a Voltmeter

Empathy’s useful, done right — like a voltmeter for relationships


In the scheme of “rewiring your brain for love,” one of the benefits of mindfulness practice when it comes to relationships could be thought of as acquiring a voltmeter — that quality of empathy that allows you the ability to accurately read the voltage between you and your partner.

Unfortunately, many people don’t “do” empathy in a way that supports a healthy relationship.


By Marsha Lucas, Ph.D….