responding with empathy

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Me to a few friends recently:
“I am going through XXX, I feel miserable because ABC… I do not know why people enjoy this process. I do not. I am very unhappy….”

My friends’ responses:
“Do not feel like that, it is a blessing what you are experiencing, many people would love to be in your position….”

“This change is a miracle, be grateful for the time and opportunity you have….”

Think more positive, try to enjoy yourself through XXX…. Do not think like that…” Keep Reading…

about Noch Noch

Noch Noch is born and raised in Hong Kong and Australia. She has also studied / worked / lived in the US, France, UK, Japan, The Netherlands, China, and has travelled to more than 40 countries. Noch Noch loves travelling and her curiosity in foreign cultures and languages has led her to enjoy her life as an international executive for the last 7 years in the banking & finance industry. However, she was forced to take time off work in 2011 due to her illnesses and now spends her time in recovery, cooking, practising Chinese calligraphy, reading and writing – in short, learning to take care of herself and letting out the residual work stress.