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9 Gift Ideas For Cats And The People Who Love Them

https://www.wired.com/gallery/gift-ideas-for-cats/?CNDID=49046367&CNDID=49046367&bxid=MjM5NjgxNjQ4MjY5S0&hasha=051456e5dd3dcc7e9dc3f0af5c58ce38&hashb=f25d57ca4e78eed3fd06146c3baa1f06f00d9d42&mbid=nl_120818_gadgetlab_deals_list2_p2&utm_brand=wired&utm_mailing=Deals%20NL%20120818_Gadget%20Lab%20list%20(1)&utm_medium=email&utm_source=nlTreat your own cat—or your cat-loving friend—with one of these presents. Then maybe take a nap?

When Empathy Leads to Burnout

When Empathy Leads to Burnout – Redefining Real Love – Medium

When Empathy Leads to Burnout – Redefining Real Love – Mediumhttps://medium.com/s/redefining-real-love/the-struggle-is-real-empathy-and-self-care-2086f1e64173As humans, we’re wired to feel emotions — our own, but also those of others. But too much empathy can cause us to burn out. The mechanism of compassion is different — it often motivates us to help. The neural circuits dictating empathy and compassion are different: The former increase painful emotions, while the latter are associated with positive feelings. The key to cultivating resilience — balancing empathy and compassion — begins with awareness.