What’s Missing With Our Over-Reliance on Electronic Technology? Empathy

As Goleman states, empathy is the foundation of emotional intelligence and true intimate connection.

Yet empathy does more than promote loving relationships, it actually builds character.

It brings out the best in us,


Yet empathy does more than promote loving relationships, it actually builds character. It brings out the best in us, making us more sensitive, observant, thoughtful and mature.

And in the process we are perceived as being more lovable and we experience ourselves as being more worthy of love.


Those who are using their phones as their primary means of communication to communicate do not enjoy the alignment of coupling with their brain activity and the shared understanding that results from deep connection.