Cognitive empathy is the ability to understand how a person feels and what they might be thinking.
You might remember how it felt when you lost someone close, or imagine how you Finally, compassionate empathy moves you to take action.
You might provide a meal, so your friend doesn't need to worry about cooking.
As one person remains fixated on the other's failings, the result is a mental and emotional standoff where everyone sticks to their guns, no problems get solved, and situations appear irreconcilable.
But taking the initiative to show empathy can break the cycle--because when a person feels understood, they are more likely to reciprocate the effort and try harder, too.
A twentieth-century borrowing of Ancient Greek ἐμπάθεια (empatheia, literally “passion”) (formed from ἐν (en-, “in, at”) πάθος (pathos, “feeling”)), coined by Edward Bradford Titchener to translate German Einfühlung.
The modern Greek word εμπάθεια (empátheia) has an opposite meaning denoting strong negative feelings and prejudice against someone.
Emotional empathy (also known as affective empathy) is the ability to share the feelings of another person.
Some have described it as "your pain in my heart." This type of empathy helps you build emotional connections with others.
Just like how you listen and talk to a person the difference is just you are going to write it down. It's about sharing vulnerabilities and an emotional connection.
To truly practice empathy you have to share your own inner landscape with someone else as they reciprocate But today the a lot from which it was in the past.