Understand that empathy and sympathy are practically opposites and move in different directions. This is the key to learning how to be and use empathy.
You feel by exploring the depth of your emotional repertoire, and you can expand your emotional repertoire. You have not reached life’s contentment because you do not yet know how to create it.
Your mind is a collective but you don’t see it as a collective. You can’t see the parts because the parts are doing the seeing. We are fascinated to look at ourselves because it helps us imagine what we are.
I’m feeling the panic, I have a situation, I have a resolution, but I don’t have a conclusion, and I’ve run out of time. Here is what I do in my hypnopompic state: I begin by sitting with it and then I go beyond that.