Question 1 of 20

Empathy is a key relationship skill that, regularly practiced, makes for better friendships, teamwork, marriages and parenting. What’s the best way to show empathy?

Be a good listener. Make soothing noises such as “mm-hmmm” and “aww.”

Tell a long story about how that once happened to you, too.

Describe aloud the emotion you think you see in the other person. Take a guess as to what caused that emotion.