Only 1% of people don’t have this ability

Have you ever had the urge to say to someone else, “I feel for you?”

If so, provided you actually did feel the emotions of that person, chances are you’re part of the 99% of people who experience empathy. For most of us, this experience plays a huge, often overlooked role in our daily lives.

Happify, a website and app that uses science-based interactive activities aimed at increasing your happiness, created this graphicto break down the myriad ways empathy affects our lives. Check it out: