I can sense the emotions of those around me. I can feel what others are feeling as their feelings are my own. I typically understand the reasons of choices that people make. I hear the unvoiced questions and anticipate the needs of others. I help others find the right phrases to express their feelings.

Empathy is a strength that I knew I always had. I have always been an emotional person when it comes to others happiness and sadness. I truly feel the same emotions others do to at least some degree. I have been known to tear up while watching a television show such as Extreme Makeover Home Edition. This strength has made me very connected to non-profit organizations because of the connection I have to helping others in need. With Empathy, I have been known to approach others who I sense are feeling down or hurt, this has helped create deeper relationships with others.