A common misconception is to think that the art of listening can only happen when we have someone before us, speaking actual words; it might interest you to know that great listeners account to listen to so many things;
Dear humans, when “words fail you” next time, simply say the little you can, take the listening position and give room for the conversation to go on from another end.
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Be careful of the words that come out from your mouth. Most times we feel that we could always joke around with words neglecting the effect. Whatever you say, either positive or negative, has an effect therefore you are to decide what effect it should have.
Some words bring darkness and despair and are rooted in fear. Some words bring light and hope and are rooted in love. Are your words rooted in love? … More 5 Ways to Tame Your Tongue
to listen means “to give one’s attention to a sound”, “make an effort to hear something; be alert and ready to hear something”. … More On Becoming a Better Listener
Everyone wants to be listened to, we all want people to acknowledge us when we speak, we want someone who we can tell our problems in order to console us or offer possible solutions. Being a good listener is not just about being attentive to the speaker, rather, it is about putting yourself in the person’s shoe, understanding without judging, showing sympathy without pitying. … More How to Be a Better Listener