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20 Empathic Conversation Leads with Examples

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In one of my last post I talked about how to convey empathy to a friend, what empathic conversation leads is and 10 examples. In this article, I will provide 20 more. 

Empathic conversation leads are ways to verbally communicate empathy. It’s a technique taught in counseling classes. So for example, a friend might be feeling impatient. Here are 20 ways to show empathy through empathic statements (leads are in bold followed by examples):

1. As you see it, you’re tired of waiting and having everything go wrong. 

2. You think that it’s useless to wait. 

3. Where you’re coming from, you dislike having to wait and things going wrong. 

4. You figure that it’s a waste of time and effort. 

5. You appear to be feeling impatient. 

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psych-facts

20 Empathic Conversation Leads with Examples

psych-facts:

In one of my last post I talked about how to convey empathy to a friend, what empathic conversation leads is and 10 examples. In this article, I will provide 20 more. 

Empathic conversation leads are ways to verbally communicate empathy. It’s a technique taught in counseling classes. So for example, a friend might be feeling impatient. Here are 20 ways to show empathy through empathic statements (leads are in bold followed by examples):

1. As you see it, you’re tired of waiting and having everything go wrong. 

2. You think that it’s useless to wait. 

3. Where you’re coming from, you dislike having to wait and things going wrong. 

4. You figure that it’s a waste of time and effort. 

5. You appear to be feeling impatient. 

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The Nine Types of Intelligence

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1. Naturalist Intelligence (“Nature Smart”)

Designates the human ability to discriminate among living things (plants, animals) as well as sensitivity to other features of the natural world (clouds, rock configurations).  This ability was clearly of value in our evolutionary past as hunters, gatherers, and farmers; it continues to be central in such roles as botanist or chef.  It is also speculated that much of our consumer society exploits the naturalist intelligences, which can be mobilized in the discrimination among cars, sneakers, kinds of makeup, and the like.

2. Musical Intelligence (“Musical Smart”)

Musical intelligence is the capacity to discern pitch, rhythm, timbre, and tone.  This intelligence enables us to recognize, create, reproduce, and reflect on music, as demonstrated by composers, conductors, musicians, vocalist, and sensitive listeners. Interestingly, there is often an affective connection between music and the emotions; and mathematical and musical intelligences may share common thinking processes.  Young adults with this kind of intelligence are usually singing or drumming to themselves.  They are usually quite aware of sounds others may miss.

3. Logical-Mathematical Intelligence (Number/Reasoning Smart)

Logical-mathematical intelligence is the ability to calculate, quantify, consider propositions and hypotheses, and carry out complete mathematical operations.  It enables us to perceive relationships and connections and to use abstract, symbolic thought; sequential reasoning skills; and inductive and deductive thinking patterns.  Logical intelligence is usually well developed in mathematicians, scientists, and detectives.  Young adults with lots of logical intelligence are interested in patterns, categories, and relationships.  They are drawn to arithmetic problems, strategy games and experiments.

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