2:52 - is it normal to smile when you see a video of someone smiling?
4:14 - mirror neurons (see video clip).
7:57 - how to be the baby whisperer.
9:03 - the hardware and software of empathy.
12:51 - empathy is not standing in someone else's shoes.
17:45 - empathy is a capacity.
20:17 - empathy is a tool. It's not good or bad.
23:08 - empathy is not getting in the hole with the person.
26:56 - how empathy impacts relationships.
31:47 - what if we're not in an empathetic state of mind?
33:13 - the hardest thing to do is to listen (see video clip).
36:31 - helping people solve their own problems.
38:25 - listening requires patience.
38:55 - helping someone learn a lesson for themselves is much more powerful than simply teaching.
42:29 - human beings are designed to be insecure.
45:55 - confidence and self-esteem.
47:06 - narcissism.
49:41 - can a narcissist be helped?
52:18 - being in a relationship with a narcissist (see video clip).
58:25 - directional empathy.
01:02:49 - how can couples navigate life changes together.
01:06:18 - Trusting your partner to have your back.
01:10:3 - how to find the right partner.
01:11:18 - the Van Gogh problem.
01:12:37 - confidence and self-esteem.
01:16:38 - how to build confidence when you are failing.
01:19:34 - connect with Ashok.
You can find more detailed show notes with links to references at: https://candourpodcast.com/dr-ashok-bhattacharya/