“Empathy calms the emotional brain so that we can perceive situations and interactions accurately and thoughtfully. With empathy, we produce our own natural stress-reducing chemicals that create calm, focused energy, allowing us to do and be our best.”
Arthur P. Ciaramicoli is a licensed clinical psychologist. He is the author of ;
The Stress Solution: Using Empathy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Anxiety and Develop Resilience
The Power of Empathy: A Practical Guide to Creating Intimacy, Self-understanding and Lasting Love.