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There Is No Good Card for This



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From the creator of the viral hit Empathy Cards and the author of Comfort: It Could Save Your Life comes a visually stunning and groundbreaking illustrated guide to help you increase your emotional intelligence and learn how to offer comfort and support when someone you know is in pain. 

When someone you know is hurting, you want to let her know that you care. But many people don’t know what words to use—or are afraid of saying or doing the wrong thing. 

This thoughtful, instructive guide blends well-researched, actionable advice with the no-nonsense humor and signature illustration style of McDowell's immensely popular Empathy Cards, to help you feel confident in connecting with anyone experiencing grief, loss, illness, or any other difficult situation.

Understanding Empathy

In 'There Is No Good Card for This', Emily McDowell explores the concept of empathy. She explains that it's not about fixing someone's problems, but about being there for them. It's about listening, understanding, and validating their feelings. So, next time when someone is in trouble, instead of offering solutions, just be there for them.

The Art of Listening

McDowell emphasizes the importance of listening. She suggests that we often underestimate the power of simply being there and listening to someone who is going through a tough time. So, take a moment to check on your friends and family, and really listen to what they have to say.

Navigating Difficult Conversations

The book provides practical advice on how to navigate difficult conversations. It's not always easy to know what to say when someone is hurting, but McDowell offers useful tips and strategies. She encourages us to be honest, authentic, and compassionate in our interactions.

The Power of Small Gestures

In 'There Is No Good Card for This', you'll find that small gestures can make a big difference. A simple text message, a hug, or a home-cooked meal can mean the world to someone who is struggling. So, don't underestimate the impact of your actions.

Building Stronger Relationships

McDowell's book is not just about dealing with hard times, it's also about building stronger relationships. By practicing empathy, listening, and kindness, we can strengthen our connections with others. So, take a look at your relationships and see how you can make them even better.


authorAdam Grant

Adam Grant


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