Researchers Determine That Reading Stories Increases Empathy

(Russel Davis) Research carried out by a team of scientists at the University of Southern California (USC) has revealed that reading stories proves to be a universal experience that may promote empathy in people regardless of cultural differences and origins. The research published in Human Brain Mapping has identified the brain activity patterns of people who completely understand stories in their native language.

The post Researchers Determine That Reading Stories Increases Empathy appeared on Stillness in the Storm.

Study: People With Depression Use Language Differently – Here’s How to Spot It


(Christina SarichA new study, published in Clinical Psychological Science, has discovered a class of words that can accurately assess whether someone is suffering from depression. Utilizing a technologically advanced set of linguistics algorithms, computerized models cull through massive data banks of spoken or written text in minutes to determine if someone shows signs of being depressed.
Read more »

How to Avoid Empathy Burnout When You are Surrounded by Other People’s Pain


(Josh RichardsonIt seems there could never be enough empathy and compassion in our world, but we are starting to discover that our capacity for empathy – to share the emotions of others and take their perspective – can come with a bit of a sting if we’re not careful. If we get caught up on the misfortunes of others without understanding life’s processes, it can make us angry and unhappy. So where do we draw the line?
Read more »

As Gov’t Frames Et’s as Threat, Many Use Higher States of Consciousness to Contact Them


(Dylan Charles Recent media events brought the UFO and disclosure story back into the headlines, if only for a very brief moment. Boiled down it goes something like this: a disgruntled Pentagon employee goes public about a secretive black-budget program that looks at the UFO/alien phenomenon as a potential threat, in the process discloses new UFO footage and other vague details about the government’s experience with ET’s.
Read more »

Psychopath Vs. Empath: The War Between Evolution and Stagnation


(Gary ‘Z’ McGeeIn Psychopath vs. Empath, Part 1: The War Between Truth and Deception, we talked about the cultural dynamic between the psychopath and the empath in the world. In this article, we will go deeper into the psychopath/empath dynamic within us all. While also going big-picture about how that dynamic will affect our evolution as a species. But first, let’s break down some of the critical differences between the psychopath and the empath.

Read more »

Empathy Leads To Telepathy – Telepathy Leads To Oneness


(Olga StarA lot of abilities or super-senses if you like, overlap, compliment or add to one another. The same with empathy, telepathy and Oneness. While all three are subjects of many discussions, confrontations and even a subject of worship (in case of Oneness), it is important to underline how one leads to another, not quite that directly, the better representation would be:
Read more »