If you lack compassion, you can be seen as overconfident or even arrogant. Compassion is very important to have good relationships with people.
Use these three steps to practice compassion with someone you know.
Imagine their past.
What would it be like if you had been born in their circumstances and family? What was their family’s situation?
Imagine their present.
What does it feel like to be them? Put yourself into their shoes and skin. What might they be feeling right now?
Imagine it’s the last day of their life.
Imagine you are at the funeral. What would you say about them?