The Empathy Trap

Empathy is not uniquely human, there is evidence of empathy in other mammals – Dogs and Dolphins coming to the rescue of each other, and humans. Researchers say humans developed empathy for evolutionary reasons, without empathy we would never make it alive as babies. Our ability to connect without words with one another and come …

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Stop Chasing Happiness

https://www.amastenumah.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/videoblocks-slow-motion-newtons-cradle-swinging-balls_bbm05hz7lg__D.mp4 “Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom” I have been reading essays of the often misunderstood German Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer and the quote above stopped me in my tracks. I don’t need to explain his point on pain, as humans we know it too well – we feel pain …

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