According to dictionary.com, compassion is a deep sympathy and sorry for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.
So how do you show compassion in writing? Here are 20 ways to show it:
- Lighten the load
- Hugs and comfort
- See yourself in them
- Open the door for someone
- Motivate others
- Say encouraging words
- Volunteer for a greater purpose
- Demonstrate acceptance
- Be grateful
- Show kindness
- Go the extra mile
- Respect privacy
- Nonverbal communication
- Feel for the person and cry with them if necessary
- Share with the person--food, money, etc.
- Help with medical attention and basic needs if possible
The point for all of this is to imagine that the compassionate truly feels for the person and tries to help them in any way possible, doing whatever it takes.
Here are some pictures to give you an idea of what it could mean: Powerful examples of human compassion throughout times of great conflict (25 Photos)
Have a great day!
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