SAN FRANCISCO, CA – November 29, 2016 – Empathy Stories is a collection of accounts highlighting empathy-in-action in real conversations. These uplifting stories show what’s possible when compassion comes first between family, co-workers, and perfect strangers in difficult – even life threatening – interactions.
In Empathy Stories: Heart, Connection, & Inspiration, Mary Goyer invites over thirty communication experts to share their most teachable stories showcasing how simple and powerful true empathy is. Edited to include empathy tips, and step by step directions for empathy practice sessions, inspired readers can begin practicing and applying new skills immediately.
This anthology of stories brings to life how to cultivate a more compassionate world by:
- Demonstrating how conversational empathy works in everyday exchanges.
- Showing how to deescalate major conflicts.
- Illustrating the ability of young kids to learn empathy for others.
- Applying principles of Non-Violent Communication, or NVC, in real-life scenarios
“People generally find it difficult to balance boldness and compassion during disagreements or important conversations,” says Goyer. “This book illustrates, in one example after another, how to speak up powerfully, get to the heart of what matters in an interaction, and move towards workable resolutions efficiently.”
Mary Goyer, M.S., is a holistic counselor & trainer specializing in leadership development, team cohesion, and personal growth for executives in high-impact organizations. She draws upon her traditional training in Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT), her background in conscious communication, and her expertise in mind-body healing techniques to help struggling professionals tap into their creative, collaborative potential, and more efficient-action doing what they love.
Empathy Stories: Heart, Connection, & Inspiration ($12.99, 205 pages, 5×8, ASIN: B01N78D1MQ) is available in Kindle and print versions on Amazon.com.
For more information, visit www.consciouscommunication.co