Entries tagged with “Listening”

4 Ways to Increase Your Empathy

“Empathy will not heal the hurt world overnight, but can at least make life more interesting. Try these strategies.”

5 Gifts of Listening With Empathy

Listening with empathy allows you to deepen your relationships with loved ones and strangers alike.

5 Ways to Listen from the Heart

The secrets to supporting a stressed-out partner.

8 Ways to Be a More Mindful Listener

“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…

Are You a Good Listener for the Wrong Reasons?

"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…

Be a Getter, Not a Taker

Clinical psychologist MOLLY HOWES explains why the first step to an apology is to not say a word.

Being Mindful of Toxic Positivity

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."

Book Review: You’re Not Listening

The New York Time’s Kate Murphy attempts to help us rediscover the lost art of listening in her new book.

Clink, Rustle, Clack, Swoosh: The Basics and Benefits of ASMR

ASMR calms and engages with materials that clink, rustle, clack, swoosh, brush, smoosh, and slurp.

Create Intimacy in Marriage Using Active Listening

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.

Deep Listening

Dr. Neha Sangwan and writer and coach Jackee Holder say deep listening is the path to wellness

Deep Listening

An excerpt from Living Life in Full Bloom

Gossiping, Useless Talk, and Jealousy: How We Can Quit Them

“Completeness needs no relative help, no support through comparison.”

Hello Sensation: An Audio Meditation for Befriending Your Body

This meditation is a practice of honoring and acknowledging the range of complex sensations and emotions that may be present at any given moment.

How Inner Peace Brings World Peace

“Maybe we need to think about our inner peace as reaching far beyond the limits of our bodies and personal energy fields.”

If You Really Want to Be Heard, Shut Up…

…And recognize the real struggle with your partner is to hear

Listen with Your Heart

Use this guided meditation as a way to practice listening softly through the lens of your heart.

Listening and Leaping with Naomi Shihab Nye

Nye talks about the ways poetry is a language without explanation.

Living Your Values

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…

Music’s Body-Mind-Spirit Connection

An excerpt from Body Intelligence by Joseph Cardillo