Entries tagged with “Listening”
“Empathy will not heal the hurt world overnight, but can at least make life more interesting. Try these strategies.”
The secrets to supporting a stressed-out partner.
“Mom, you’re not listening!” I’m accused of this all the time. Perhaps you hear similar things in your own daily interactions? I jump in too fast to finish a child’s sentence. Many…
"Thank you so much for letting me tell you all this," she said, reaching over and patting my sleeve. "I feel like I've been talking for hours, but this really helped me. You're too…
Clinical psychologist MOLLY HOWES explains why the first step to an apology is to not say a word.
There's a crucial difference between a positive outlook and toxic positivity: "It’s very easy to become so focused on staying positive that you end up denying any and all negative experiences."
The New York Time’s Kate Murphy attempts to help us rediscover the lost art of listening in her new book.
Active listening can change everything from the way you interact with others to how you create familiarity in your marriage because you learn to proactively listen to others.
Dr. Neha Sangwan and writer and coach Jackee Holder say deep listening is the path to wellness
An excerpt from Living Life in Full Bloom
This meditation is a practice of honoring and acknowledging the range of complex sensations and emotions that may be present at any given moment.
“Maybe we need to think about our inner peace as reaching far beyond the limits of our bodies and personal energy fields.”
…And recognize the real struggle with your partner is to hear
Use this guided meditation as a way to practice listening softly through the lens of your heart.
Nye talks about the ways poetry is a language without explanation.
A Nurse Discovers That Most of Us Don’t Know Which Values Matter Most to Our Parents — or Even OurselvesWhen my mother was dying and we both knew the end was near, we talked late a…
An excerpt from Body Intelligence by Joseph Cardillo
An Interview with Krista Tippett
“Close your eyes,” my yoga teacher says. “Don’t open them again for the next 90 minutes.”We laugh a little, like, Is she serious?Then she says, “I’m serious. Don’t open your eyes.”…
Noise pollution is linked to health problems and some argue it interferes with our natural connection to the earth. As the world’s quiet places disappear, are we forgetting how to listen?
It’s not about having a federal Indian card, and surely not about getting a share of casino profits.
Unable to take the sheer noisiness of big-city life anymore, I left for a town of 500 people in a corner of Alaska...Sleepless at 1:30, I get up, wrap myself up in a gray blanket, …
When it comes to sex, listening goes a lot deeper than hearing.
Here’s an odd fact: The human right ear is typically dominant when it comes to listening to verbal stimuli, probably because the brain’s left hemisphere is better at processing ver…
Veteran journalist Kate Murphy wants to help us rediscover the lost art of listening. She sat down with S&H to help us explore how to become better listeners.