Ane Axford specializes in working
with genetically highly sensitive people (HSP).
She hosts websites, a Facebook page, podcasts, workshops and other resources
Ane says honesty is her most important and value. Honestly sharing your
own feelings is a part of being of empathic.
For her empathy is like a compass, creating a container for intentional
and safe connection for two people to come together on purpose.
How to build a culture of empathy?
Know where you are coming from with your energy, your focus, and your
sensations. Understanding if you are more introverted or extroverted,
more analytical or more feeling based, more sensitive or more hardy can
allow you to know where you are starting from, where others are starting
from, and so where you can come to meet.
2. Self-Empathy and
Self-Compassion. Remember that HSPs must practice empathizing with themselves and showing compassion toward themselves in order to really bring that into
experiences with others. Otherwise, they just feel overwhelmed by
Sometimes the best one can do is to know that they don't know what
it's like to be in someone else's shoes, rather than judging or blaming
or forcing it, just opening to the unknown can be of value.
Sub Conference: Empaths