Host an Empathy Circle
These are basic instructions for holding an empathy circle with a group
of 3 to 5 participants (4 is ideal).
This is one of
the most accessible and effective ways to exercise and grow your empathy
Links to Videos of Past Online Empathy Circles.
Over the years we have held well over 100 empathy circles online. Here
are links to some of the ones we recorded.
Project Folders on Google Docs
Many of our project files are publicly available and editable on
Google docs. Here is a list of these pages.
User Guide -
Developing a guide that anyone can use to take part in, or start, a
User Guide for Setting up Google
Hangouts: Step by step guide on how to use Google Hangouts.
is the technology we use
for the video meeting part of the circles.
Please follow the instructions to
set up Google hangouts
Public Empathy Circle
Email Discussion Group
- This email discussion group on Google Groups is only
for people working
on the Empathy Movement and Circles.
Working Pages For Empathy Circles
Empathy Circles Prezi by Lidewij
outline of the Empathy Circles and the stages of empathy we work with.
Empathy as a Factor for Change
Presentation by Lidewij Niezink at the 'Empathy and Compassion in
Society Conference', London, November 2012.
How can we make sure that the research on empathy and compassion
contributes to this changing world? By turning it into practice: Empathy
Circles combine research from different scientific disciplines into one
instrument which helps us to walk the talk.
Group - Meetings